Florida Atlantic University

Address:
777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Phone:
561-297-3000
Website:
http://www.fau.edu/
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About Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,843
 Graduate4,794
 Total27,637
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time54%
 % Part-time46%
Race/Ethnicity% White54.9%
 % Black17.1%
 % Asian4.6%
 % Latino18.6%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown1.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal14,442
 % Admitted51%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled36%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT63%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3625
 ACT Writing7 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,835
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,505
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid86%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants79%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$924
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,690
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,652
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Boca Raton Area

Median Age45.6
Median Household Income$71,414
Total Population84,876
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.6% 49.4%
 Age 0-954.4%45.6%
 Age 10-1753.3%46.7%
 Age 18-2454.8%45.2%
 Age 25-2953.7%46.3%
 Age 30-3950.9%49.1%
 40+49.5%50.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White89.8%
 % Black4.9%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino11.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,690
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,265
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5007.8%0.8%0.7%
 $500 to $74952.6%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.5%39.0%4.7%
 Over $100027.1%54.0%90.8%
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