Nova Southeastern University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, research university located in Broward County, Florida. The university is the eighth-largest not-for-profit private university in the nation. NSU currently consists of 18 colleges and schools offering over 175 programs of study with more than 250 majors. The university offers professional degrees in law, business, osteopathic medicine, allied health, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, and nursing. Nova Southeastern enrolled 28,457 students in the 2011-2012 academic year and has produced over 145,000 alumni.