Why USchool

At NSU University School, the classroom is our cornerstone, but we recognize that true development takes a combination of academics, arts, athletics, and community service. By allowing our students to focus on their individual talents and strengths, we are able to bring out the best in them today - and well into the future.

College Connection

Preparing for college by learning at one.

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Competitive Athletics

Building lifelong friendships through successful teamwork.

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Vibrant Arts

Exploring creativity through a full compliment of artistic opportunities.

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Progressive Academics

Innovative educational opportunities in and out of the classroom.

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Active and Engaged Learners

Achieving success through collaboration, problem solving, and innovation from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.

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Commitment to Character

Our core values include a strong commitment to community service and respect for others.

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Did You Know?

NSU University School is a private, college preparatory school educating students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.


College Acceptance Rate

Students attend the nation's finest Universities

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Top 3 Overall Academic Team Champions

Boys Cross Country & Football ranked first in the state


Qualified Educators

Most hold Masters and Doctorate degrees

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The Junior Achievement Fellows Team Won Every Category at the Annual Junior Achievement (JA) Fellows competition and was named Company of the year.

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The Upper School Chemistry Team was Named Overall Champion at the Annual Chem-a-thon Hosted by the University of Florida

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The Robotics Team Florida Ranking

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South Florida Cappies Nominations

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Student-produced Films at the All-American High School Film Festival



Regional Scholastic Art Awards

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Scholastic Writing Awards

Meet Our Students

Marlee '18

Marlee '18

Cultivating her passion for marine biology, Marlee Lewin, a senior at NSU University School, elevated her learning through the Independent Research Study (IRS). This unique program gives students the opportunity to work one-on-one with university professors and conduct extensive, graduate-level research. Marlee has been mentored by world-renowned marine scientist, Dr. Alexander Soloviev, who is faculty at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography.

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Vladimir ‘18

Vladimir ‘18

Through the NSU University School ASPIRE Program, Vladimir Zeltsman, grade 12, has been able to connect with and explore his passion by collaborating with his mentor, NSU alumnus and NASA deputy chief scientist, Gale Allen, D.B.A., to design a landing vehicle that can land on Mars.

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Polina ‘18

Polina ‘18

With a true intellectual curiosity about medicine and a strong desire to help others, NSU University School Senior, Polina Udalova, started what some would call a dynamic, enterprising network for future medical students, on the NSU University School campus.

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Sierra ‘17

Sierra ‘17

With Robotics, art, writing, and theatre crew in the forefront, swimming and cheer coaching as pastimes, and architecture as a passion, Sierra Callwood trail blazed as an all-star, award winning, student at NSU University School.

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