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Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

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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
Boca Raton, FL  33431-6424
United States
Contact Phone: 561-297-3000

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Ocean Engineering Checkmark
Surveying Engineering Checkmark
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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French Language And Literature Checkmark
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Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Neuroscience Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,636
Applied
20,301
Accepted
24,718
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

17,066
Females Applied
12,716
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,546
Males Applied
7,563
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.8
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 April 1st September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 588 530 620
SAT Math 574 510 590
ACT Composite 24 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,099
In-state
21,665
Out-of-state
6,099
In-district
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Fees

15,860
Room & board
10,836
Room only

Financial Aid

15,573
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,183
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,715
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,015
Avg. Loan Aid
1,737
Avg. Grant Aid
8,648
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56.77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

24,718
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.87%
Black or African American 17.33%
White or Caucasian 41.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.08%
Asian 3.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.08%
Other 1.32%

Gender

Male (42.95%)
Female (57.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Festival and Festival of Nations

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track No 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 Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track No 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 Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,441
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 919
Part-time - 522
Male - 715
Female - 726
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