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Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

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

Florida Atlantic University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1964. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Boca Raton, FL. It is the 13th largest institution in the state of Florida. It offers subjects such as information systems and art. Florida Atlantic offers students two certificates, one associates level degree, 61 degrees at the bachelors level, 52 masters level degrees, and 20 doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 28,270 students sought degrees from the 82 programs at FAU. FAU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This university is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

Admission

In 2010, 14,442 students applied to Florida Atlantic. Florida Atlantic admitted close to half of the applicants or 7,365 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 14,442 students applied to Florida Atlantic. Florida Atlantic admitted close to half of the applicants or 7,365 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 51%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 50%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 52%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 28,270 students were enrolled at Florida Atlantic.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 28,270 students were enrolled at Florida Atlantic.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 11873
  • Total Enrolled Female: 16397
  • Undergraduate Male: 10089
  • Undergraduate Female: 13373
  • Graduate Male: 1779
  • Graduate Female: 3029

Faculty Demographics

1,359 instructors work for FAU. About 61% of instructors are full-time and close to 38% of teachers are part-time. 53% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

1,359 instructors work for FAU. About 61% of instructors are full-time and close to 38% of teachers are part-time. 53% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 730
  • Female: 629
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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