|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||24:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,459 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Florida Atlantic University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 15,907 applications and 9,509 students were granted admission. Florida Atlantic University is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 41% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 59% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||950 to 1140|
|ACT||20 to 25|
Florida Atlantic University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,374 and in-state students paid $2,522.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Florida Atlantic University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 41% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,810 (which is 8.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florida Atlantic University in 2016-2017, was 1,476, which is 45% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,249 (which is 1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Florida Atlantic University has enrolled a total of 30,541 students (18,387 students full-time and 12,154 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 30,541 students, 2,966 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 25,402 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,139 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 3,134 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 19%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Florida Atlantic University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||35%||2,191||335|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||7%||472||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||3%||212||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||71||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||62|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||1%||38||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Florida Atlantic University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Florida Atlantic University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,200. Last year, out of the total 5,507 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,901 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,025 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,302 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|