Making a Healthier World

Nova Southeastern University is committed to being a leader and innovator for our community and our world. We believe that making a difference matters—and putting people and planet above profit is at the heart of our mission for the future. Whether through our shared investment in people, community, business and economy, or our environment, together we can change lives today and enrich the future for those who come after us.

Campaign to Preeminence

NSU’s Campaign to Preeminence focuses on several areas of impact that will demonstrate the university’s excellence in health care, research, and innovation, allowing us to aim higher and make even greater contributions to today’s most urgent needs.

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NSU Philanthropy

As part of NSU’s Vision 2025 plan, the university will raise a cumulative one billion dollars in philanthropic gift commitments and external research funding. The funds raised in this campaign will support multiple initiatives across NSU, including the creation of a world-class simulation center, the construction of a conference center and hotel, and the expansion of the university’s health care facilities.

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research lab

NSU Research

Research is one of NSU’s eight core values, and the university’s efforts cast a wide net, including the areas of health care, life sciences, biotechnology, the environment, and social sciences. NSU is proud to be classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Our research activity is essential to making the world a healthier place.


Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation

Innovation is key to succeeding in the growing knowledge-based economy, and this drives the mission of the Levan Center of Innovation. The center is a public-private partnership with Broward County and offers a state-of-the-art 54,000-square-foot facility where innovative startup businesses can incubate and scale up successfully.

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NSU Health

NSU Health improves the total health of our community. It is the fusion of high-quality medical and health care expertise with research from our health care professions that is educating the next generation of doctors, nurses, and health care professionals. With NSU Health, the patient comes first.

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Community Outreach

An engaged university is a barometer of a healthy community. NSU is committed to engaging with and serving the community in various forms, including through community-based health care, research, and resources and assistance.

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Strength Through Diversity

We are Diverse. We are Inclusive. We are One NSU, committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff. Our university is dynamic, multicultural, and always striving to be better. 

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a council of NSU employees discussing issues in diversity

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Resource Center

The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Resource Center, housed within Campus Life and Student Engagement, promotes diversity and inclusiveness, and creates a safe and supportive environment for all students.

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Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Council

The Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Council (BEDI) was formed so that all members of NSU can be empowered to pursue their full potential and do their very best work. The council’s mission is to guide NSU toward inclusive excellence by cultivating and supporting the ongoing development and implementation of processes, procedures, and programs that promote greater belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout all aspects of the university.

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NSU Diversity at a Glance