Undergraduate students who are transferring to Nova Southeastern University from another college or university, regardless of number of credits obtained, and wish to experience the traditional day program at the main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida, are considered Transfer Students.

Featured Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa Award - $1,000 tuition-only award
Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Available to new transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa
  • No application is required. Student must show proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (954) 262-8000 or admissions@nsu.nova.edufor more information.

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To be considered a transfer student, you must have a minimum of 24 college credits completed at a regionally-accredited college. A maximum of 90 credit hours from regionally-accredited institutions can be counted toward a degree.

Minimum Entrance Requirements*
College GPA   2.6 (Overall)

* Satisfying these minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.

Fall 2014 Freshman Profile

Academic Profile
Average SAT 1124
Average ACT 25.5
Average Transfer GPA 3.10
Average Weighted HS GPA 3.98
Demographic Profile
Number of Applicants 5,110
Number of Accepts 2,673
Percentage of Class from Florida 66%
Percentage of Class from other States/International 34%
Male 33%
Female 67%

Step 1 – Submit Application

Complete the Nova Southeastern University undergraduate admissions application.  All applications must include a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

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Step 2 – Request Official Transcripts

Request that official transcripts from all current and previous schools and/or institutions be sent directly to NSU. Utilize this transcript request form. NSU does not process received transcript request forms for prospective students. Therefore, download and print one transcript request form for each of your previous schools and/or institutions and mail it directly to them.

For more information on AP and IB courses, please visit Transfer Evaluation Services for Undergraduate Students.

NSU operates on a rolling admission plan, which means we review applications as they become a complete file, including all necessary transcripts and test scores. 

The Dual Admission Program has an application deadline of February 1st for the Fall term start.  All Dual Admission applicants must be accepted to the university prior to applying for the dual admission program of their choice.  As such we encourage all students interested in the Dual Admission Program to apply early in the start of their High School senior year to meet all necessary deadlines.  Dual Admission applicants interested in beginning in the Winter term have a deadline of November 1st.

If you are interested in one of the Dual Admission programs offered at the main campus, you must complete the undergraduate admission application and select both your desired undergraduate major and the Dual Admission graduate program of your choice. Eligibility into a Dual Admission program is determined at the time of admission to the undergraduate program at Nova Southeastern University.

  • Follow the application procedures as listed above.
  • Information detailing the next steps in the admission process is mailed directly to the applicant’s home address.
  • For more information regarding the Dual Admission Program, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (954) 262-8000.