25,025
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,750
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Florida Atlantic University is a University institution located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
PO Box 3091
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Ms. Mary Edmunds
Associate Director
Email: recruitment@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3040
Fax: 561-297-2758

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,176
Applied
9,107
Accepted
25,025
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

8,884
Females Applied
5,411
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,292
Males Applied
3,696
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
4.04
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,039
In-state
21,595
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,896
Room & board
8,032
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,750
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,295
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,331
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,070
Avg. Loan Aid
4,220
Avg. Grant Aid
7,347
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

25,025
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.93%
Black or African American 19.78%
White or Caucasian 41.11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.69%
Other 0.82%

Gender

Male (44.13%)
Female (55.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 17%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Festival and Festival of Nations

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
American Society of Civil Engineers, Dive Club, Pre-Law Society, Submarine Club and American Criminal Justice Society

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
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Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,321
Total Faculty
24:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 826
Part-time - 495
Male - 673
Female - 648