Florida Atlantic University

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award at least ten doctoral degrees per year across three or more disciplines, or at least 20 doctoral degrees per year overall.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL, 33431-0991

(561) 297-3000 





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.

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $4,789 $4,264 $3,835
In State $4,789 $4,264 $3,835
Out of State $17,234 $15,772 $14,505
Books and Supplies $1,170 $939 $924
On Campus      
Room and Board $11,353 $10,940 $9,690
Other Expenses $3,950 $3,671 $3,607
Off Campus      
Room and Board $10,153 $9,689 $9,536
Other Expenses $5,335 $4,546 $4,467
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $5,335 $4,546 $4,467

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Sun Belt Conference
Basketball Sun Belt Conference
Baseball Sun Belt Conference
Cross Country/Track Sun Belt Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
39.0% $4,616
State/Local Grant
74.0% $2,395
Institutional Grants
33.0% $3,066
Loans 46.0% $5,699
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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