All information that is required must be provided by the applicant. You will be notified by email regarding admission status.
- Please contact NSU Law Paralegal Admissions directly at ParalegalAdmissions@nova.edu for details.
- Contact your undergraduate institution and request an official transcript showing your undergraduate degree conferral to be mailed to the address below. The school must be regionally accredited. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended MUST be submitted for review. The issuing institution(s) may also submit an official transcript to NSU electronically by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Foreign transcripts will need to be evaluated and translated by an outside agency and meet the requirements of a four year degree in the United States. Transcript evaluation is the applicant's responsibility.
- Submit the $50.00 non refundable application fee, payable by contacting NSU's Bursar's Office at (954) 262-5200.
- Although not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a resume/CV for the admissions committee to review.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all of the required documents have been received. Students should contact the program office at 954-262-6367 to verify receipt of the documents
Please note: The University will charge you a non-refundable $50 application fee each time you submit an application. When you are in the process of completing your application, review it carefully before submitting it. If you need to correct or supplement the answers you provided on your application, do not submit a new application. Doing so will result in an additional application fee charge. If there is anything additional you would like to have added to your file, please mail it to the address below.
All admissions material should be mailed:
Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Service (EPS)
ATTN: Paralegal Certificate Program, Shepard Broad College of Law
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796
Once received, all admissions materials become property of Nova Southeastern University.
Resident alien students are required to submit a copy of their registration card. For more information, contact the International Students office at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682 ext. 27240.
Applicants who have attended foreign universities or colleges are required to have their academic credentials evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence (a course by course evaluation) by one of the following companies:
Josef Silny & Associates www.jsilny.com
World Education Services www.wes.org
Foreign nationals who reside outside the U.S. at the time of application, and whose native language is not English, must present evidence of proficiency in English by satisfactorily completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600. Test scores must be submitted to the admissions Office. For a TOEFL application visit the web site at http://www.ets.org/toefl/.
Please be advised that effective July 1, 2014, Nova Southeastern University began accepting the Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE-Academic) as proof of English proficiency. The minimum required overall score for the PTE-Academic is 54. The PTE-Academic will serve as an alternative option to the TOEFL and the IELTS examinations.
The PTE-Academic is a leading academic test of English that is widely accepted by thousands of universities and programs around the world. The exam is a single 3-hour computer-based English Language test that assesses listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Please note that a student must be physically present at a Pearson test center to take the test. The PTE-Academic provides students with their results within 5 business days.
There are flexible test dates available at Pearson test centers worldwide. Students can schedule their test online up to 48 hours in advance or they can schedule by telephone 24 hours in advance. To register online for the PTE-Academic, students can visit www.pearsonpte.com/register or call customer service at (952) 681-3872.