Choosing the right university is your next big decision, and the reasons to choose FAU are as diverse as our 30,000 students. FAU is:

  • A quality institution as ranked by the Carnegie Foundation, the Princeton Review and other outside evaluators
  • Among the most diverse universities in the country, with students from all 50 states and more than 180 countries
  • A university where students can choose among more than 180 degree programs in both traditional and innovative fields
  • A place where students work side-by-side with world-class faculty on research that will shape our future
  • An institution with a low student-faculty ratio, providing students with the personal attention that is found in many small private colleges while simultaneously offering them the resources of a major research university.

Located in Boca Raton less than a mile from I-95, Florida Atlantic University is within 20 miles of Fort Lauderdale, 20 miles of West Palm Beach and 45 miles of Miami. The beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean are less than 2 miles from campus, and vibrant city life is just a short drive away. You will discover trendy shops and year-round art and music festivals as well as a host of professional sporting events, including football, baseball, basketball and hockey. The Boca Raton campus is within 30 miles of two airports — Palm Beach International Airport to the north and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport to the south.

Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available October 1st of your high school senior year online at You will also have the ability to use your prior-prior year family taxes for your FAFSA to determine your federal aid. Learn more about need based scholarships, external scholarships, federal loans, grants, and federal Work Study options through our Office of Student Financial Aid at

Campus Profile

Average Lecture Class Size: 39
Average Lab Class Size: 20
Average Discussion Class Size: 30
Student to Faculty Ratio: 24:1

Student Profile 2017-2018
Middle 50% of Admitted Freshmen

Fall: 3.8-4.45
Summer: 3.4-3.9
Fall: 1110-1240
Summer: 1040-1150
Fall: 23-27
Summer: 21-24

Per Credit Hour:

Per Credit

Estimated Cost for One Semester (15 Credits):

15 Credits
Books & Supplies
Housing & Meal Plan


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Visit us at our upcoming events this year:

Choose FAU Days
March 23, 2018
March 30, 2018

Explore FAU
October 14, 2017 (EXPO)
April 7, 2018

Apply online at

Boca Raton Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Ph: 561-297-3040 •