Campus Profile: Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University is a private university in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Around 6,637 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

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Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a private, multi-campus university with its main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Around 6,637 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.


Official Political Student Organizations: 



Conservative Organizations:

        Catholic Medical Association

        NSU HPD Republicans

        Turning Point USA at NSU


Liberal Organizations:

    Diversity Student Council

    Medical Pride Alliance (MPA)

    Medical Students For Choice KPCOM

    NSU Democrats


    Spectrum LGBTQ+ and Allies Association



University Leadership:

    Dr. George L. Hanbury II, President

    Board of Trustees

    Charles L. Palmer

    Barry J. Silverman

    Samuel F. Morrison

    Ronald G. Assaf

    Walter L. Banks, Sr.

    Mitchell W. Berger

    Rita Case

    Suzi Cordish

    R. Douglas Donn

    James Donnelly

    Arthur J. Falcone

    Steven J. Halmos

    Carol Harrison Kalagher

    Milton L. Jones

    Alan B. Levan

    Nell McMillan Lewis

    Albert J. Miniaci

    Anthony N. Ottaviani

    Kiran C. Patel

    George I. Platt

    Martin R. Press

    Paul M. Sallarulo

    J. Kenneth Tate

    Barbara Trebbi Landry

    Zachariah P. Zachariah

    Michael Zager

OpenSecrets Data on Nova Southeastern University Employee Political Donations

In the 2020 election cycle, 88.79% of NSU employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 11.21% of donations went to Republican candidates, according to data from Open Secrets.


Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression Rating:

There is currently no FIRE rating for NSU.



NSU is requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees, and NOT requiring a vaccine mandate for students.