Florida Atlantic University


Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University calls to the innovative and ambitious. FAU leads the state in research, diversity, and opportunity, thereby setting the pace for student success. With six strategic sites stretching along the southeast Florida coast, each one offers distinct programs and services to students and local communities. The largest FAU campus is located in Boca Raton, featuring modern academic and recreational facilities, a lush sub-tropical environment, and a vibrant community that breathes life into the surrounding areas. FAU graduates earn the second-highest starting salaries in Florida, with a 68% job placement rate within one year from graduation. With business partnerships across all industries in south Florida, FAU allows students to connect with employers and enter their desired field immediately. Additionally, FAU’s debt-to-salary ratio is among the lowest in the state—that means less debt and more success!

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Health Science
  • Social Science
  • Marine Sciences

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


A First-Year (Freshman) applicant is someone who has graduated from high school and not taken any college credits after graduation. A First-Year applicant may bring in college credits through AP/IB/AICE courses and exams, and or dual enrollment.

Additional Information

Research opportunities at the undergraduate level equip FAU students with the skills needed for advanced degrees in academia and a competitive edge in the workforce. Stand out as the best-of-the-best through one of several advanced Honors programs that can be tailored to your major. Whichever path you choose, you’ll find paradise through knowledge. See also: Wilkes Honors College; University Honors Program; Max Planck Honors Program; Wilkes Medical Scholars Program; Pipeline Programs

Visit us

Florida Atlantic welcomes prospective students and their families to visit campus and see first-hand the beautiful, sub-tropical grounds where discovery and learning take place. Campus visits are offered daily Monday-Friday and most Saturdays during the academic year. Visit https://www.fau.edu/admissions/visit/ for availability and scheduling

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School location

777 Glades Road, SU 80
Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States of America

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