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Florida Atlantic University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

30,808 students

35% admitted

  • 15,570 full time
  • 9,117 part time
  • 7,987 men full time
  • 9,730 women full time
  • 28,534 applied
  • 14,355 admitted
  • 3,347 enrolled

22,408 Undergraduates

$4,789 tuition/year

  • 4,808 Graduates
  • 1,054 Non-Degree
  • $4,789 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $11,556 room & board
  • $1,220 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Blue and red
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Boca Babe
  • 0
  • Before attending Florida Atlantic University I thought F.A.U. stood for Find Another University! Once I got involved my entire experience changed for the better. The endless programs/organizations developed me as…

  • Jul-13-2012 Read More
  • Lexy from Jupiter, FL
  • 0
  • This school is a perfect environment for learning as well as keeping in touch with others. This campus is endowed with many fun activities you can get involved in, as…

  • Sep-22-2012 Read More
  • Jelisse from Kissimmee, FL
  • 0
  • Florida Atlantic University has a diverse group of people, allowing one to engage in different cultures and ethnicity. It's a well organized school, with tons of clubs making sure that…

  • Sep-10-2013 Read More
  • Jessica from Margate, FL
  • 0
  • So far I feel that there should be a lot cf corrections done. There are no Professors with tenor. The Professors are only out to make money and take advantage of…

  • Jan-08-2012 Read More
  • Chris-Anthony from Jacksonville, FL
  • 0
  • florida atlantic university is a decent school with a decent campus. there are great professors teaching great courses in a rigorous semester. students are nice but not too much interaction…

  • Feb-16-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Florida Atlantic University is a public research university with multiple campuses along the southeast Florida coast serving a uniquely diverse community. It promotes academic and personal development, discovery, and lifelong learning. FAU fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive scientific and cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Ilona from Margate, FL
  • Jan-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The univerity environment is very nice, the teacher are very helpful and alway ready to assist students

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  • 5
  • CARLOS from CORAL SPRINGS, FL
  • Dec-22-2011 I am a current student here

    Totally, the environment and the campus people is just great. I get to know people from all over the world. The infrastructure is great, and there are other projects underway. The new football stadium is awesome. It is just a very nice place.

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  • 4
  • Jeffrey from Coral Springs, FL
  • Dec-14-2011 I am a current student here

    Jupiter is a great place to live and the beach is within walking distance. If only it weren't so expensive to have fun, it would have 5 out of 5 stars.

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