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Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL
University Website: www.fau.edu/
Apply Online: www.fau.edu/admissions/Apply_Online.php
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Florida Atlantic University, also referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public university located in Boca Raton, Florida with six satellite campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie, and in Fort Pierce at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. Florida Atlantic serves a seven-county region that has a populace of more than three million people and spans more than 100 miles (160 km) of Florida's eastern coastline.

Florida Atlantic opened in 1964 as the first public university in southeast Florida and the first university in the nation to offer only upper-division and graduate level courses. Although initial enrollment was only 867 students, this number increased in 1984 when the university admitted its first lower-division undergraduate students. As of 2011, enrollment has grown to over 29,000 students representing 140 countries, 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since its inception, Florida Atlantic has awarded more than 110,000 degrees to nearly 105,000 alumni worldwide.

In recent years Florida Atlantic has undertaken an effort to increase its academic and research standings while also evolving into a more traditional university. The university has raised admissions standards, increased research funding, built new facilities, and established notable partnerships with major research institutions. The efforts have resulted in not only an increase in the university's academic profile, but also the elevation of the football team to Division I competition status, the on-campus stadium, more on-campus housing, and the establishment of its own College of Medicine in 2010.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,454.00 avg tuition

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Apply online Admissions:
www.fau.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.fau.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Florida Atlantic University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Maale, Feuerline and Redman Award in Economics $1,800 August 23, 2017
Barzilay Scholarship $500 August 23, 2017
William E. Pollier Endowed Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Welcom H. Watson Ethics Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
North Broward Hospital District Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Mildred A. Becker Ethics Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Louis J. Prenner Memorial Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Juanita Brown Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Frances and Victor Ginsberg Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017
Barbara L. and Harrison Newman Memorial Scholarship Varies August 23, 2017