Submit your online admissions application along with the non-refundable $30 application fee in U.S. Dollars. 

  • First Year students have the option to apply using the  Common App  

Students should submit only one application.  




Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. Your school must send official transcripts. Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. Students may also submit a NACES accredited evaluation.

  • If you attend an International or American high school outside the United States, you must request that your high school counselor or school administrator email an official PDF copy of your current high school transcript. It must be emailed to and the subject line must include International High School Transcript and your full name as written on your FAU application. Alternatively, mail your transcripts via post to:

    Florida Atlantic University
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    777 Glades Road - SU 80
    P.O. Box 3091
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991


Transfers & Second Bachelors
Students who have foreign post-secondary coursework have the option of requesting:
An internal evaluation completed by a FAU foreign credential evaluator. If an internal evaluation is requested, we require a certified English translation plus the original transcript from the post-secondary institution. These documents must arrive in a sealed enveloped provided by the institution and translation agency. If you would like information on how to request an internal evaluation from FAU email: with your Z number once you have applied.


A NACES-accredited (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) evaluation. The equivalency evaluation must be course-by-course with a grade point average. A list of evaluation service members may be found at



Submit your SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) or ACT (American Achievement Test) 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 To have SAT scores sent to FAU, contact:
College Board 
(609) 771-7600
FAU school code: 5229

ACT Test Information can be found at To have ACT test scores sent to FAU, contact:
(319) 337-1313
FAU school code: 0729


If you are an international student, whose first language is not English, you must demonstrate your proficiency in the English language.

To be exempt from the English proficiency test requirement you would need to be included in one of the following categories:

·      You are from another country where English is the only official language
·      You have earned a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university
·      You have earned a degree from a country where English is an official language
·      You attended a university at which English is the only official language of instruction

If you do not meet the requirements of any of the categories mentioned above, you are required to submit an English proficiency exam.

Currently we will accept only the following exams to demonstrate English proficiency.

English Proficiency Provider Minimum Scores Websites
TOEFL iBT(80) PBT (550)
Cambridge English Language Assessment 180
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 55

 For students not meeting the English proficiency, please see our Conditional Admissions Track (CAT) Intensive English Institute. 



Florida Atlantic University requires proof of financial support for your first year of study to assist you in obtaining the Form I-20 (for the F-1 visa) or the Form DS-2019 (for the J-1 visa). To complete this step and find out more about the cost of attendance, please visit our International Student Costs & Visa Requirments page.   


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