At a Glance

Our Mission

NSU University School is an independent, college preparatory school that educates students in Junior Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Since 1971, the school has provided a challenging and personalized education within a supportive environment for students of average to gifted abilities. Our students are prepared for productive lives and leadership roles through a program that focuses on academic excellence, extracurricular participation, and service to others.


There are 1800 students enrolled in Junior Kindergarten - Grade 12.


More than 50 nationalities are represented in our student body.


Our connection to NSU provides students with unprecedented access to college-level resources.


100% of our students are accepted to top colleges and universities.


More than 25 students were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.


The Speech and Debate team is one of the Top 10 speech and debate programs in the country.


The Math Team earned top honors at the Florida Association of Mu Alpha Theta State Math Competition.


15 students received the highest possible score of Sobresaliente in the Impromptu Speech category at the Florida State Spanish Conference.

USchool in the News

Matthew Pearl '93 - Making a Connection Between USchool Generations

Four authors, three brutal murders, and an epic written 600 years previously. Matthew Pearl's debut novel, The Dante Club, brings readers to the streets of 1860s Boston, where three brutal murders shake the city, each murder inspired by a different layer of hell from Dante's Inferno. The Dante Club, a group of Boston's finest literary minds—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, J.T. Fields, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell—are the only ones who can find the connection. And with the publication of Longfellow's translation of Inferno on the horizon, these four authors must outwit and catch a murderer.

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School Fair Celebrates Diversity

Students at NSU University School recently had the chance to go around the world - but not in 80 days. The Lower School held its annual Cultural Unity Fair, during which parent volunteers came in to share their unique backgrounds with the kids.

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Local Professionals Encourage Students at Career Event

Students at NSU University School got a sneak peek into their potential futures. The school's Career Connections event brought eighth, ninth and 10th grade students together for a chance to learn from and interact with local professionals.

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Students Get in Early on Business Experience

Seniors at NSU University School recently got a firsthand look into the world of business. Students taking the Entrepreneurial Economics class were given the task of designing an innovative product and forming companies to develop and promote their project. The weeks of market research, development and analysis culminated in the first University School Trade Fair where the groups had to present their products to peers and teachers playing the role of investors.

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