Florida Atlantic University is a state university located in suburban Boca Raton. With 49% of the 30,000-student population coming from minority backgrounds.
Florida Atlantic University offers students from all backgrounds outstanding programs of study along with innovative means of supporting and encouraging their success.
FAU’s main campus is in Boca Raton and this is where over 70% of students begin their academic career.
Ocean Engineering is a strong program as is Architecture. Students in this 5-year program begin in Boca and then finish in the school of Architecture located in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
With 4,000 students in main campus dorms, the university's overall population reaches 30,000, accounting for local community classes and satellite campuses.
Boasting 18 Division 1 sports teams, a huge entertainment and sports complex, a 2,500-seat performing arts center, 300 on-campus clubs and student organizations and an active Greek life.
Racially, ethnically and culturally diverse. Many first-generation students motivated by opportunities and support offered at FAU. Large commuter population.