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Florida Atlantic University

School of Public Administration

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / School of Public Administration is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
20
Accepted
16
Enrolled
43%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Faculty reference, scholarly writing samples, letters of recommendation

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

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.94%
Black or African American 22.35%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.35%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public finance and budgeting, public management, evaluation, criminal justice, postmodern public administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Leslie Leip
Program Coordinator
Email: lleip@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-4153

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