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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Counselor Education

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Counselor Education is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

175
Applied
66
Accepted
52
Enrolled
38%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 15th July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

162
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.16%
Black or African American 24.69%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.47%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 5
Male (7)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Brief therapy, psychological type, marriage and family counseling, international programs, integrated services
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Peluso
Chair
Email: ppeluso@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3625
Fax: 561-297-2309

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