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Florida Atlantic University

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

About

History

On a bright October day in 1964, Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States, squinted into the South Florida sun and, in his famous Texas drawl, declared Florida Atlantic University officially open.

Education

Some universities measure greatness in decades and centuries. Florida Atlantic University measures it with every student who earns a degree, every researcher who makes a discovery and every community that is transformed.

Research

Across disciplines and campuses, FAU’s world-class researchers seek answers to some of humanity’s most challenging problems, addressing issues that impact Florida, our nation and beyond.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
801 100
2019
901
2018
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
801
2019
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
983 -59
2019
924
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Florida Atlantic University is serving a record high student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in Southeast Florida. Ten distinguished colleges offer more than 180 degree programs in fields that span the arts and humanities, the sciences, medicine, nursing, accounting, business, education, public administration, social work, architecture, engineering, computer science and more. Academically accomplished students take advantage of honors programs on the Boca Raton campus and the complete, four-year honors curriculum offered by the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College on the Jupiter campus.

Housing services

The Boca Raton campus is home to more than 4,000 on-campus residents in nine apartment and suite-style residence halls. The University delivers impactful, residence hall-based programming through which students develop skills for lifelong learning.

Medical services

Understanding that health and wellness are vital to academic success, FAU offers a wide range of resources including award-winning peer education and health promotion programs. In addition to its facilities and classes, Campus Rec hosts intramural and club sports, as well as an outdoor adventures program that takes students on excursions throughout the country.

Student Life

Campus life

More than 70 percent of FAU's 30,000 students take classes at FAU's first and largest campus and the majority of the University's 175+ degree programs are based here. Located just three miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful beaches of Boca Raton, the campus features everything you expect from a modern university -- suite-style housing for nearly 4,000 students, brand-new athletics and recreational facilities, art galleries, a cafe/movie theater complex and so much more -- all in a vibrant, tropical setting with a student body that is the most diverse of all of Florida's public universities.

Student Reviews

I am a simple man with a big story. I want to touch every soul I meet, share all I was thought, and be the best human possible.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Great university, I believe just some teachers should have been sanctionned or removed when they are repeatedly on academic probabtion.

All what i need is to have the support to continue my study
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

i have only study one month online course at Atlantic International University but i cant continue to afford the payment, AIU is a very good university .

Commuters encouraged
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Florida Atlantic is a good choice for students who are planning to commute but not live on campus. The cost of living is Boca is far too high and the financial aid offered probably won't cover all your expenses.

Boca Raton, Florida, United States

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