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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, it’s 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

Twelve FAU High Students Named National Merit Finalists
Twelve FAU High Students Named National Merit Finalists

Twelve Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named finalists in the 2019 National Merit® Scholarship Competition.... more

Knight Foundation Awards Grant to FAU's Adams Center
Knight Foundation Awards Grant to FAU's Adams Center

The $110,000 grant enables center to expand its Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Business Plan Competition and other activities that will contribute to the gro... more

Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior
Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend ... more

FAU Hosts Live Earth-to-Space Call with NASA Astronaut
FAU Hosts Live Earth-to-Space Call with NASA Astronaut

FAU recently hosted more than 200 local high school and college students to experience an Earth-to-space call with NASA astronaut Anne McClain.... more

Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security
Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exception... 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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