College of Dental Medicine Brochure - 2022 Class

44 | Dental Medicine NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY • The prestigious Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings list ranked NSU 84 out of 208 institutions in the south region. This was NSU’s first year of being publicly ranked. • Forbes magazine ranked NSU on its 2020 list of America’s Top Colleges. Forbes favors variables like low student debt, alumni salary, graduation rate, and student satisfaction. NSU ranked in the top 15 percent of 4,300 institutes of higher education. • U.S. News & World Report ranked NSU as one of the top performers in social mobility for 2021. • NSU ranks ♦ first in doctoral/first-professional degrees awarded to all minorities ♦ first in doctoral/first-professional degrees awarded to Hispanic students ♦ second in doctoral degrees awarded to Black or African American students* *National Center for Educational Statistics Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), in terms of all national, four-year, private, nonprofit institutions NOTEWORTHY RECOGNITIONS