2022 NSU Fact Book

2022 FACT BOOK 127 n Of all degrees awarded by Nova Southeastern University in 2020–2021, 73 percent were awarded to women. Close to half of all the degrees awarded were master’s degrees. n Of all the degrees awarded by NSU in 2020–2021, 42 percent were awarded through the Health Professions Division, with an additional 16 percent awarded through the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice (Table 11). Both the average age of students currently enrolled (Table 9) and their age at time of graduation (Table 12) indicate that Nova Southeastern University serves predominantly older, working adults. Accordingly, the university has structured its academic programs and delivery systems to meet the needs of this population. Table 11 Degrees Conferred July 2020 to June 2021 (FY 2021) by Academic Center and Degree Level College Total Bachelor’s Master’s Specialist Doctoral Professional HPD Total 2,586 661 959 0 252 714 College of Dental Medicine 155 0 24 0 0 131 College of Optometry 183 76 - 0 0 107 College of Pharmacy 259 0 5 0 4 250 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine 52 0 52 0 0 0 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine 461 30 180 0 25 226 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences 862 152 496 0 214 0 Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing 614 403 202 0 9 0 College of Computing and Engineering 177 32 110 0 35 0 College of Psychology 720 146 434 44 96 0 Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice 616 56 470 71 19 0 Halmos College of Arts and Sciences 492 369 96 0 27 0 H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship 1,075 143 643 0 289 0 Shepard Broad College of Law 269 6 69 0 - 194 Total* 5,935 1,413 2,781 115 718 908 *Total graduates (FY 2021) does not include 1 associate’s degree from the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice and 126 certificates awarded from seven different colleges. Table 12 Degrees Conferred July 2020 to June 2021 (FY 2021) by Degree Level and Age Degree Level Mean Median Mode Bachelor’s 24 22 22 Master’s 33 29 26 Specialist 41 40 37 Doctoral 40 38 27 Professional 29 27 26 University Wide 31 28 26

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