Florida Atlantic University

Acceptance Rate 63 %
SAT Average 1,160
Tuition & Fees $17,324
Student Population 29,772
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,450

Academic Overview

Florida Atlantic University Campus, Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Boca Raton, Florida. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 29,772 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 63% and the graduation rate is 50% last year.
The salary after graduation from Florida Atlantic University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Florida Atlantic University are $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $6,693 for in-state students and $17,921 for out-of-state students.
Florida Atlantic University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at FAU. The acceptance rate of FAU is 63% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 50% and the transfer-out rate is 37%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,450 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 29,772 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Florida Atlantic University is 63 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Florida Atlantic University is 50 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Florida Atlantic University is 37 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Florida Atlantic University is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Florida Atlantic University is 29,772
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Florida Atlantic University is 21 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,450 at Florida Atlantic University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

FAU offers 222 major programs through online and on-site education where 29 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate382
Associate's Degree10
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree6811
Post Bachelor's Degree162
Master's Degree7213
Post Master's Degree30
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship201
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

Florida Atlantic University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,437)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,864)

Veterans Benefits

Florida Atlantic University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges