NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

Rank 171 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
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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 171 in 2023 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 2023 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 150 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 155.

The median GPA is 3.43. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.17 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.66.

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

LSD has stats for 61 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 2023, 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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@adorablewarning: Hi, how did you know you were waitlisted? Did they call, send an email or send a letter notifying you of being waitlisted?
They emailed a letter that stated that they placed me on their wait list.
Anyone got a scholarship?
I got a scholarship, not as much as I would like, but what can you do lol
If anybody else sees any movement please let me know, applied in Jan. and my status has not changed since Feb. ...
@AlluringQuietCub11: I submitted my application back in December and I still haven't received a formal response. I've had some minor updates that stopped after Feb but nothing big. You are not alone.
@AlluringQuietCub11: My status updated yesterday to 'Evaluation in progress"
Anybody have any idea what a Hold means at NSU?
Any waitlist movement?
I got off the waitlist today with scholarship! I have been waiting for a decision since December 2022!
@TenseCallousEchidna: what date did it change?
omg congrats! Worth the wait, I hope!!!
My status is also "Eval in progress"... hmmmm
Does anyone know what "Evaluation on hold" means?
I had that last year, basically they let me know they needed extra information about an aspect of my application
@Semi: Did you end up getting accepted?
This is taking 5ever
Been on: "Preparing for committee" for about a week, just waiting here!
Finally Evaluation in progress!!!!!
@Legallyblack88: about how long to get to that point?
Ive also been in "prepping for committee" for 1.5 weeks. How long did it take for UR?
@AndresCocco: im sorry for the late response! I actually called the school and asked them was something wrong with the application because it was like that for 2 weeks they said no we just waiting to put it in a group. After i called it changed to evaluation in progress
@Legallyblack88: all good!! thanks a bunch for the response, I appreciate it! best of luck!
@AndresCocco: youre welcome! And same to you!!!!!
@Legallyblack88: Did your app ever move out of "preparing for committee" bc mine has been like that for 3 weeks and I called and they said that it's normal?
@LegalBlondie: yes they told me the same thing. After i called, the same day it was in evaluation in progress
I emailed them about it and one of the assistant deans replied and said nothing further was needed. So just waiting!
Been preparing for committee since 2/2 omg
Its ridiculous how slow this cycle is!
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