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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,312 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,480 tuition
$11,353 on campus room & board
$1,170 books
$2,309 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$29,757 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,332 tuition
$11,353 on campus room & board
$1,170 books
$2,902 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,764 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($6,093 avg)
77% get state aid ($2,863 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($2,764 avg)
36% get loans ($6,451 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.7% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.14% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,260 86%
Federal Grant Aid $6,093 38%
Pell Grants $5,269 38%
Other Federal Grants $935 34%
Institution Grant Aid $2,764 31%
State Grant Aid $2,863 77%
Student Loans $6,451 36%
Federal Loans $5,879 36%
Other Loans $10,723 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Florida Atlantic University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $200
Out of State $718


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Michael from Royal Palm Beach, FL
  • Mar-21-2014 I am a current student here

    It is an excellent school, and the courses are amazing with great teachers. All college is pricey, but this is a good one to spend your money on.

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  • 2
  • Rachel from Lake Worth, FL
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a past student here

    Considering how inexpensive an option it is, I feel that I probably got about what I paid for from FAU. It's a college, so of course it tries to take your money in every way possible.

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  • 3
  • Sayra from Boca Raton, FL
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Depending on your personality, if you're perfectly content with lounging in your room or on the beach on the weekends then FAU is perfect for you. If you crave more excitement and a party everynight, either join a sorority of find a new university.

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  • 5
  • FAU Jupiter student
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Scripps and Max Planck research centers are nearby which is where most of the students do their internship.

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