NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

Rank 178 (USNWR 2024)
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Also known as

  • NSU Shepard Broad College of Law
  • Nova Southeastern University

NSU Shepard Broad College of Law is a law school located in Davie, Florida. The school was ranked 178 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for NSU Shepard Broad College of Law is approximately 221.

Admissions website: https://www.law.nova.edu/admission/index.html

Admissions email: law-admissions@nova.edu

Admissions phone: 954.262.6119

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NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 153 155
GPA 3.17 3.43 3.66
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1269 43
# Admissions offers 424 -
Class size 221 72
% Accepted 33.4% 68
% Yield 52.1% 97

During the 2024 application cycle, 1,269 people applied and 424 were offered admission.

Nova Southeastern University has a 1L class size of 221, and yield of 52.12%. 221 out of 424 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 52.12% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Nova Southeastern University has a median LSAT of 153. The 25th percentile LSAT is 151 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 155.

The median GPA is 3.36. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.05 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.62.

NSU Shepard Broad College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 62 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does NSU Shepard Broad College of Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

In 2024, tuition was $46,197 and the annual cost of attending was $83,280 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

NSU Shepard Broad College of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Nova Southeastern University make $80,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $50,000.

62.8% of law graduates from Nova Southeastern University go directly to work for law firms, while 1.4% clerk for a judge. 6.1% of graduates go into public interest.

62.2% of Nova Southeastern University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

Established in 1974, NSU Shepard Broad College of Law is one of 18 colleges of Nova Southeastern University, the largest private, independent, not-for-profit university in Florida, and the tenth largest in the United States. Located in South Florida, NSU Law sits among 314 acres of greenbelt, creating the ideal environment for mixing culture, ideas, perspectives, and people. The result is a passionate, highly engaged community, which works collaboratively on education, scholarship, public policy, and justice.

Curriculum and Special Academic and Professional Programs

NSU Law offers a three-year full-time program and a four-year part-time program. Students can attend full-time during the day or part-time during day or evening schedules. NSU Law combines a traditional curriculum with a guaranteed live-client experience and a simulation program that is among the most comprehensive in the country. Students move from classroom to simulation and from there to courtrooms and boardrooms, enabling them to immerse themselves in the practice of law while still in law school. The NSU Law Honors Program provides exclusive recognition of and professional experiences to select entering students and those who have performed near the top of their first-year law school class.

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@DisgustedHorribleUnicorn: mine is back at evaluation in progress because of a last minute essay that was sent in
@Legallyblack88: I still havent gotten an email or anything, they're letting the suspense build lol
@DisgustedHorribleUnicorn: yeah they told me i had to wait 2 business days for my decision and then ill get a link about my acceptance
@DisgustedHorribleUnicorn: congrats about your acceptance!
@DisgustedHorribleUnicorn: how long did it take for your decision email?
I called them this afternoon since mines been preparing for committee since 2/2, they said it’s actually with the committee and should have a decision by April.
Decision rendered and acceptance email in the same day for me today
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Third week of "evaluation in progress".....put me out of my misery and just give me your decision!!
Just got the "decision made" notification this morning... ah!
Do you think we will hear today?
@Idkwhattoputhehehe24: Just got my A, but the seat deposit is due today ????
No way I can make the decision that fast
Well I called and they said that April 1 dear deposit was an error and that its actually April 15 and they will send me a new letter
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I got my A and it said the 15th!
Omg that would be so bad 😂😂
“Hey you got in… you have 5 hours to decide”
I freaked out completely. Admissions called to apologize and they sent me a brand new letter with the correct date
should i call them? I havent heard from them since January. The made a decision on my application however I sent in a last minute letter and now it is back in review in progress :(
If you were rejected im not sure you can do anything :(
@LegalBlondie: i wasnt rejected at all. A decision was made (i never found out the decision) they took back the decision since i sent in additional information and now its back to review in progress. I called them today and they said they going to get back with me tomorrow regarding this matter. Fingers are crossed
@Legallyblack88: Ah understood!! Did you ever hear back from them?
@LegalBlondie: nope not yet😭
how long was everyone under review for? The data isn't great on the 2024 cycle :/ I've been UR for a week now
I've been UR for a week too
In the miscellaneous section, it says that it takes 23 days from UR to decision
how long was everyones evaluation in progress for?
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