Florida Atlantic University

country rank  156
world rank  380

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University Overview

Established in 1961, Florida Atlantic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Boca Raton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Dania Beach, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FAU
Founded 1961
Motto Where Tomorrow Begins
Colours Blue, red and silver

University Location

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33431-0991 Florida
United States
T +1 (561) 297 3000
F +1 (561) 297 3942
Other locations Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Dania Beach, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton 33431-0991
+1 (561) 297 3040
800 299 4328

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Florida Atlantic University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University System of Florida (SUSF)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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