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Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business, with more than 8,600 students, features the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, which prepares students in business, science, engineering and other disciplines to become entrepreneurs through business ownership or venturing. The College of Business’ AACSB-accredited executive M.B.A. program was recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools of 2013 report. The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, opened in Fall 2011, has established relationships with several prominent area hospitals that are serving as sites for clerkships, hospital-based electives and residencies.

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

The Division of Research supports FAU faculty conducting research, forging innovations and advancing science and technology in all disciplines. It assists in enhancing and growing the research enterprise at the university. Units within the division identify grant and funding opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property rights, and highlight research achievements and more

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
801 -200
2018
601
2017
-
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
2019
-
2018
924 -14
2017
910
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

Campuses & Sites

  • Boca Raton
  • Dania Beach (SeaTech)
  • Davie
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Harbor Branch
  • Jupiter

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.

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