About the University
Florida Atlantic University offers students the best of everything – a research based education in a beautiful subtropical setting. A comprehensive public university that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, FAU is currently serving 30,000 students at sites throughout its six county service region in Southeast Florida. FAU offers state-of-the-art housing available on the Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses. The University offers more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The University Community
Life as an FAU Owl has never been better. From our football team playing in our on-campus stadium to clubs that serve every academic and leisure time interest, there’s something for everyone at FAU! Best of all is the University’s outstanding faculty of more than 1,000 accomplished scholars and researchers who are known for their excellence in teaching and mentoring. Enrichment opportunities abound, including honors education, internships and hands-on research in state-of-the-art campus facilities. If you’re looking for a research based educational experience in one of the world’s most beautiful places, where the beach is never far away, FAU may be your home for the next four years!
Freshmen Owls can only take classes on the FAU Boca Campus or at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College in Jupiter if accepted. Please note that there is a separate application process for our Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. If you are interested in an exceptional honors experience, explore the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at fau.edu/honors.
FAU Boca Raton
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
More than 70 percent of FAU’s 30,000 students take classes at FAU’s first and largest campus, Boca Raton. The majority of the University’s 180+ degree programs are based here. Located less than two miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the sunny beaches of South Florida, this campus features everything you expect from a modern university. It houses over 4,000 students, has state-of-the art athletic and recreational facilities, art galleries, a café/movie theater complex and so much more — all in a vibrant, subtropical setting with a student body that is the most diverse of all of Florida’s public universities.
3200 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
More than 5,000 students take classes at FAU’s second-largest campus. Conveniently co-located with Broward College in central Broward County as part of the South Florida Education Center, FAU Davie offers coursework in 30 degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Design and Social Inquiry, Education, Nursing and Science. This campus features more than 300,000 square feet of labs and classrooms as well as faculty, staff and student offices. It also hosts the innovative Teaching and Leadership Center and is the base of operations for FAU’s Everglades research and restoration efforts.
FAU Fort Lauderdale
111 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this campus is in a unique urban setting. It provides a “real-life” laboratory for students in the architecture program. It is also the site of MetroLab, an exhibition and community engagement space.
FAU Harbor Branch
5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946
FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) is dedicated to exploring the world’s oceans and integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind. HBOI is a base of operations for a host of research and academic programs. It provides undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty with a high-tech environment that is perfect for their ground breaking research.
5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
At the John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter, nearly 1,500 students take courses offered by the colleges of Arts and Letters, Design and Social Inquiry, Education and Science. It is home to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Florida Center for Environmental Studies, the Hibel Museum of Art and research facilities for two of the world’s leading research organizations, Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience.