Points of Pride

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Points of Pride

In the fall of 2017, incoming freshman set a new FAU record with an average GPA of 3.97.

FAU’s 149,414 living alumni include U.S. and foreign dignitaries, Emmy, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winners, an astronaut, a congressional representative and executives at AT&T Mobile, Google, Boeing, eBay, the NFL Network and Franklin Templeton.

FAU’s College of Business is among the 10 largest business schools in the nation and includes the highly acclaimed Sport Management M.B.A. program.

The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, located on the Jupiter campus, is the only full-immersion honors college in the nation that is part of a comprehensive research university.

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University is home to 19 companies that employ more than 1,484 people. The park’s regional economic impact is $644 million annually.


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70% of FAU undergraduate students have secured meaningful fulltime employment or have gone on to continue their education since graduation (as reported in the Summer 2018 Graduating Student Survey)

The FAU Career Center was nationally recognized for Best Practices for career readiness in internship programs. (Awarded by the Cooperative Education & Internship Association in 2017)

The average starting salary for new FAU undergraduates is $45,529

More than 570 employers who are hiring across all majors visit FAU to recruit and hire FAU students

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