Florida Atlantic University Teaching Programs
Located in Boca Raton, Florida, Florida Atlantic University is a public institution. Boca Raton is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Florida Atlantic University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at FAU.
Where Is Florida Atlantic University?
Contact details for FAU are given below.
|Address:||777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991|
How Do I Get Into FAU?
You can apply to FAU online at: www.fau.edu/admissions/Apply_Online.php
Admission Requirements for FAU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into FAU?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.
Average Test Scores
About 78% of students accepted to FAU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 600.
Can I Afford Florida Atlantic University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At FAU, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $6,791 a year. That adds up to $27,164 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at FAU is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Florida Atlantic University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 5,348 graduate students at the school.
Of the 16,617 full-time undergraduates at FAU, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Florida Atlantic University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,157|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,527|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Florida Atlantic University. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 114 countries are represented at FAU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Brazil.
Online Learning at Florida Atlantic University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at FAU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of FAU
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Florida Atlantic University was $4,831 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $17,276. The following table shows how FAU is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#1||#85|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#1||#85|
|Social & Philosophical Foundations of Education||#1||#1|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||#1||#144|
|General Special Education||#1||#97|
Online Growth Rankings of FAU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida Atlantic University was 123.6%. This is the #268 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at FAU regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Florida Atlantic University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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