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quick facts

partnerships
FAU Faculty Collaborate with Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Germany-based Max Planck Society
c-usa champions
FAU Softball Won the 2018 Conference USA Regular-Season Championship, its Second Title in Three Years
undergraduate research
FAU Recognized for Developing Exemplary Programs that Provide High-Quality Research, Scholarship and Creative Experiences
elite nursing
FAU’s Online Graduate Nursing Program is No. 1 in Florida
top rankings
FAU’s Colleges of Business and Education Receive U.S. News & World Report Accolades
ethnically diverse
Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education
national rating
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Receives Top Rating from Inside Honors
rising research
FAU had $62 Million in Research Expenditures in Fiscal Year 2018
ocean innovators
HBOI Globally-Minded Scientists Work with National Institutions such as NASA and the U.S. Navy

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response
Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond... more

FAU Hosts 50th Annual Honors Convocation
FAU Hosts 50th Annual Honors Convocation

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 50th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, A... more

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations
Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private... more

Cane Institute SECME Team Takes Top Awards at Regionals
Cane Institute SECME Team Takes Top Awards at Regionals

The Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies at A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) and FAU High School SECME teams recently took home top awards... more

FAU Theatre Lab Recognized with Two Carbonell Awards
FAU Theatre Lab Recognized with Two Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, recently was recognized with two Carbonell Awards at the 43rd ... more

 
colleges

 
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
 
College of Business
 
College for Design and Social Inquiry
 
College of Education
 
College of Engineering and Computer Science
 
The Graduate College
 
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
 
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
 
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
 
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Ashley Kash
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Ashley is studying psychology with a minor in sociology. Her advice to students is to enjoy your time at FAU as much as you can and try to get involved. more

Jeron Bornstein
College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jeron is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is a member of Elite Owls and the Owls Racing Formula SAE Team. His advice to students is "Be willing to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, and then focus on your weaknesses." more

Bailey Hamm '13
Instructional Designer, Southwest Airlines University

As an Instructional Designer, Hamm designs and develops training solutions for Southwest Airlines University. Her advice to students is to take advantage of all experiences FAU has to offer and make FAU home! more

FACULTY
Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
College for Design and Social Inquiry

Dr. Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use. more

campus locations

FAU Boca Raton

More than 70 percent of FAU’s 30,000+ students take classes at FAU’s first and largest campus, located less than two miles from the Atlantic Ocean.

FAU SeaTech

Home to the nation's first ocean engineering program, this campus boasts a team of world-class faculty members, engineers, technicians and students.

FAU Davie

Nearly 5,500 students take classes at FAU’s second-largest campus: you’ll find coursework spanning 30 degree programs.

FAU Fort Lauderdale

Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the campus provides a "real life" urban laboratory for students pursuing an accredited degree in architecture and is the location for the College of Business' Executive Master of Accounting program. The campus also is home to MetroLab, a collaborative exhibition and event space for FAU's engagement with the community.

FAU Harbor Branch

This world-renowned research facility is dedicated to exploring the world’s oceans and integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind.

FAU Jupiter

The Jupiter campus is the nation’s newest hub for the life sciences and home to both the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the FAU Brain Institute.

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