Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$4,879

$16,731

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,919
Declined 6,381
Total Received 25,300
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Public

31,632

undergraduate students

6,298

graduate students

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850-acre, suburban campus in Boca Raton (population: 98,150), 15 miles from Fort Lauderdale; branch campuses in Dania, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, North Palm Beach, and Port St. Lucie. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL
33431-6424

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
600
25th
520
75th
25
25th
20
75th
24
25th
18
75th
26
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,919
Declined 6,381
Total Received 25,300

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, diving, ice hockey, judo, karate, kiteboarding, lacrosse, paintball, power lifting, rugby, running, sailing, skydiving, soccer, surfing, tae kwon do, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, diving, karate, lacrosse, rugby, running, sailing, skydiving, soccer, softball, surfing, tae kwon do, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, dodgeball, flag football, golf, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tae kown do, tennis

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architecture.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Artificial Intelligence.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marine Sciences.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nursing Science.
Ocean Engineering.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Surveying Engineering.
Taxation.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

37,930

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

31,632
students

Female
57%
17,994

Male
43%
13,638

17%

6,298
students

Female
61%
3,819

Male
39%
2,479

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

18,454
students

Female
56%
10,320

Male
44%
8,134

42%

13,178
students

Female
59%
7,674

Male
41%
5,504

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 89
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Colombia
Haiti
Mexico
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
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