Step 1: Submit Application and Fees
Complete the application for admission online and pay the non-refundable $30 application fee in U.S. Dollars.
Deadlines: Currently the international student deadlines are
Step 2: Submit Required Academic Credentials
The academic credentials required will vary based upon your entry level.
Step 3: SAT or ACT Scores
SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.
SAT test information can be found at http://www.collegeboard.com .(FAU school code: 5229)
ACT Test Information can be found at http://www.actstudent.org . (FAU school code: 0729). The ACT Residual test is offered at FAU’s Testing Center. For more information, go to http://www.fau.edu/testing/ACT.php.
Step 4: Submit English Proficiency Tests
Students whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL scores. A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test (TOEFL PBT), or 80 on the internet-based version (TOEFL iBT) is required for admission. FAU also accepts IELTS test results with a minimum score of 6.5.
For students not meeting the English proficiency, please see our pathway to academic readiness program.
|English Proficiency Provider||Minimum Scores||Further Information|
|TOEFL||IBT(80) PBT (550)||https://www.ets.org/toefl|
|Cambridge English Language Assessment||180||http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/|
|Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE)||55||www.pearsonpte.com|
Step 5: Immigration/Visa Requirements
International applicants must submit immigration related documentation to the International Students and Scholar Services Office. For a list of the documents and additional details, please visit www.fau.edu/isss.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR international students
Scholarships are available for Spring and Fall terms only. There are a limited number of scholarships available including the Depan International Student Scholarship for freshmen and transfer students, the International Scholarship for Non-Resident students, and the Latin America & Caribbean Scholarship Program. Go to http://www.fau.edu/admissions/Scholarship-Intl.php for more information.