Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nova Southeastern University, abbreviated as NSU by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Nova Southeastern University.

3200 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
(954) 262-1101

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://medicine.nova.edu
Electronic application: http://hpd.nova.edu/

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 03/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $50
Director of admissions: Rachel B. Weiner
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? Yes

This school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics

Is a personal interview required for admission? Yes
Are interviews conducted at the medical school? Yes

Acceptance notice to regular application for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Earliest date: October 1
-Latest date: April 1

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 2 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $750
-Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
-Deposit refundable prior to: N/A
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: July

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? No
-EDP application period begins: N/A
-EDP application period ends: N/A
-EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 1,834 516 445 236
In-state: 510 275 142 122
Out-of-state: 1,324 241 303 114
Women: 963 250 223 124
Minorities: 808 N/A N/A 76
International: N/A N/A N/A N/A

Acceptance rate: 24.3%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.43

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 8.5
Verbal reasoning: 8.7
Physical sciences: 8.2
Biological: 8.8
Writing: M

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 26%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 9%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 15%
Mixed disciplines and other: 40%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 26%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 9%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 15%
Mixed disciplines and other: 40%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: D.O./M.B.A., D.O./M.P.H.

Does the school have a combined college/D.O. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/D.O. program: 7 years
Web site for combined college/D.O. program: www.undergrad.nova.edu/admissions/

Selection Factors
Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors and procedures used in the M.D. admission process:
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Prefer bachelors degree but at least 90 semester hours. Prerequisites: biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, physics-8 semester hours; English composition and literature-3 semester hours, MCATs; preprofessional committee letter or 3 professors- science, liberal arts, and Ost. ; personal interview for invited applicants. 3, 500 applicants 230 admitted. Florida residents eligible for reduced tuition.