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NSU Moves Up Seven Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges List

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FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on its 2019 list of top 200 Best Colleges. NSU is ranked at number 191 among National Universities, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings.

“NSU is thrilled to be recognized once again in U.S. News & World Report’s top 200 Best Colleges,” said Dr. George Hanbury, NSU’s president and CEO. “Being recognized as a preeminent teaching and research university is further proof that NSU provides a competitive edge to our students, that their time here will help them become leaders who excel in their chosen field and serve with integrity.”

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NSU moves up seven spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges list.

U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on several key measures of quality including graduation and retention rates, assessment of excellence and student selectivity. Scores for each measure are weighted to arrive at a final score.

You can view the full list of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for best colleges HERE.




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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities and is a dynamic, private research university providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. Established in 1964, NSU now includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, which is Florida’s largest public library. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 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. For more information, please visit


September 11, 2018

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