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Puerto Rico Regional Campus

Earn Your Degree

With degree programs in education and pharmacy, as well as online offerings in business, counseling, law, and more, you can advance your career with a degree from the one of the largest not-for-profit universities in Florida. At our campus, you'll receive the best of both worlds—personalized attention in smaller classes, plus access to the student resources and benefits from our campus in Fort Lauderdale.

Join Our Community

Students can take advantage of a fully equipped fitness center and student lounge. Our four-story facility also houses two computer labs, videoconferencing suites, and multimedia classrooms.

Become Engaged

You'll enjoy working with the faculty, staff, and students at the Puerto Rico campus. Faculty members are undertaking a study to determine the adherence rate to HAART, Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy, among 500 HIV patients in three Caribbean sites: Haiti, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. Additionally, the campus hosts professional development conferences for TESOL educators, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, featuring workshops on innovative graphics, active classroom strategies, and differentiated instruction.

Contact a Puerto Rico campus representative today to learn more.

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Vanessa Blanco


Welcome to the Puerto Rico Campus of Nova Southeastern University.

I invite you to come visit us and meet our family of friendly faculty and staff dedicated to serving our students and community. Here you will find a welcoming atmosphere where we prepare our students to be leaders, serve with integrity, and make an impact across the nation and around the world.

The Puerto Rico Campus offers programs in pharmacy and education and currently serves over 450 students in an environment that utilizes a variety of innovative methods to deliver courses through the use of SMART classrooms, state-of-the-art computer labs, videoconferencing facilities, and other technological advances. The College of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and our College of Education is accredited by the prestigious National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Academic counselors are here to provide you with program information and opportunities that will help you design your future.  Additionally, we collaborate with local hospitals approved by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO.) of which we have 165 health professionals whom are preceptors of our students and 170 affiliations with practice sites.

NSU arrived to Puerto Rico nearly two decades ago and is continuing to grow at a fast pace. Our open door philosophy welcomes everyone from all backgrounds. I invite you to visit our campus conveniently located in the metropolitan area near “Ciudad de las Ciencias” to learn more about what NSU Puerto Rico has to offer. 

I look forward to meeting you soon.


Vanessa Blanco

Campus Director

A dynamic, private research university, NSU is providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree levels. Established in 1964, the university includes 14 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, the private PK1-12 grade University School, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, one of Florida’s largest public libraries. NSU students learn at our campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico; Denver, Colorado, and online globally. With more than 200,000 alumni across the globe, the reach of the NSU community is worldwide.  Classified as having “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 59 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution.

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