Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida

Overview

Address777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
School Websitewww.fau.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Florida Atlantic University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Boca Raton, Florida that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 17,120 students applied to Florida Atlantic University. Of those students, 10,156 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Florida Atlantic University was $2,522, in addition to fees of $2,309. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Florida Atlantic University.

Florida Atlantic University has a 52% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Florida Atlantic University acceptance rate is 59%. To put this into perspective, 10,156 of the 17,120 students who applied to Florida Atlantic University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Florida Atlantic University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Florida Atlantic University had an SAT score between the range of 1,080 and 1,240. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Florida Atlantic University was between 21 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Florida Atlantic University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Florida Atlantic University, the tuition for in-state residents is $2,522. Combined with fees of $2,309, room and board costs of $11,896, other expenses of $6,300 and the $1,208 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,235.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,276 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Florida Atlantic University to $36,680 for out-of-state students.

Students at Florida Atlantic University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Florida Atlantic University was $6,227 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Florida Atlantic University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio21:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Florida Atlantic University.

Florida Atlantic University has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Florida residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in Florida. However, 11% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Florida Atlantic University is 21:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Florida Atlantic University to thrive in your studies.

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