2005 - 2006 Quick Facts

Final Enrollment


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Founded 1961
Type Public, Four-Year, Coeducational, Doctoral Granting University
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
President Frank T. Brogan
Calendar Semester
  

Florida Atlantic University, the fifth public university in Florida, opened its doors in 1964 with an enrollment of 867 upper-division and graduate students.  In 1984, FAU admitted its charter freshman class, becoming a four-year institution.  By 2005, enrollment university-wide had grown to more than 25,000.  Full-time students account for 51% of the total enrollment.  FAU enrolled 2,304 first-time-college students for fall 2005.  Enrolled students represent 140 countries and 49 states.



Degree Programs   Degrees Awarded
2004-05
Female Male Total

Degrees Awarded
to Date

Bachelor's 61   Associate 116 56 172 (through Summer 2005)
Master's 57   Bachelor's 2,622 1,400 4,022 78,515
Specialist 3   Master's 675 453 1,128 21,294
Doctoral 19   Specialist 15 4 19 855
      Doctoral 34 23 57 984
      Total 3,462 1,936 5,398 101,648


Tuition & Fees    

                     Annual Tuition & Fees, 2005-06

 

Per Credit Hour

(30 credit hours) (24 credit hours)  
  Undergraduate Graduate Undergraduate Graduate  
Florida Resident $108.64 $244.12 $3,259.20 $5,858.88  
Non-Resident $546.36 $913.37 $16,390.80 $21,920.88  
            


Headcount Enrollment, Fall 2005      
  Full-time Part-time Total %  
Freshman 3,104 661 3,765 14%  
Sophomore 1,844 702 2,545 10%  
Junior 3,041 2,314 5,355 21%  
Senior 3,623 4,061 7,684 30%  
2nd BA 160 588 748 3%  
Total Undergrad 11,772 8,326 20,098 77%  
Master's 1,097 1,724 2,821 11%  
Doctoral 359 260 619 2%  
Total Graduate 1,456 1,984 3,440 13%  
Unclassified 126 2,330 2,456 9%  
Total 13,354 12,640 25,994 100%  
            
Ethnicity          
Asian 608 526 1,134 4%  
Black 2,126 2,309 4,435 17%  
Hispanic 2,002 2,081 4,083 16%  
Native American 42 34 76 0.3%  
White 7,757 7,312 15,069 58%  
International 787 346 1,133 4%  
Not reported 32 32 64 0.2%  
            
Gender          
Female 7,762 8,022 15,784 61%  
Male 5,592 4,618 10,210 39%  


Residency Average Age
Florida 24,320 94%   First-Time-In-College 18  
Non-Florida (U.S.) 1,328 5%   Undergraduate 25  
Non-U.S. 346 1%   Graduate 34  
        Unclassified 35  
              
Florida Counties       Average Class Size    
Broward 10,751     Undergraduate    
Palm Beach 8,988        Lecture 32  
Miami-Dade 1,334        Lab 18  
St. Lucie 692        Discussion 23  
Martin 482     Graduate    
All Others 2,073        Lecture 12  
              
         Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1  


Headcount Enrollment by Campus
  All Enrolled Primary %  
Boca Raton 19,344 18,047 69%  
Davie 5,554 4,110 16%  
Fort Lauderdale - Downtown 1,137 827 3%  
John D. MacArthur 2,079 1,513 6%  
Treasure Coast 1,312 850 3%  
SeaTech 48 47 0.2%  
Fort Lauderdale - Commercial 30 6 0.02%  
Off-Campus 770 594 2%  


Headcount Enrollment by College
  Undergraduate Graduate Total  
Arch, Urban & Public Affairs 1,758 291 2,049  
Arts & Letters 3,689 417 4,106  
Business 5,513 939 6,452  
Education 2,457 815 3,272  
Engineering & Computer Science 1,381 273 1,654  
Honors College 363 0 363  
Nursing 924 272 1,196  
Science 2,844 433 3,277  
Unclassified 0 0 2,456  
Undecided 1,169 0 1,169  
Total 20,098 3,440 25,994  


Top Ten  Majors by Enrollment
Undergraduate   Graduate
Elementary Education 1,687   Business Administration 511  
Biological Science 1,354   Nursing 272  
Management 1,021   Educational Leadership 262  
Accounting 973   Accounting 259  
Nursing 924   Counselor Education 148  
Psychology 813   Social Work 129  
Criminal Justice 758   Curriculum & Instruction 119  
Art 650   Computer Science 108  
Communication 623   Public Administration 86  
Finance 466   English 82  


Fall 2005 Student Credit Hours (SCH)
(Fundable & Non-fundable)
Undergraduate 223,295  
Graduate 27,376  
Total 250,671  


Student Housing
  Female Male Total %  
On-Campus 1,248 996 2,244 9%  
Off-Campus 14,536 9,214 23,750 91%  


Admissions         First-Time-In-College Test Scores (Average)
  Applied Admitted Enrolled   ACT 22
First-Time-In-College 10,363 5,505 2,015   SAT  
Community College Transfers 3,351 2,734 1,695     Verbal 528
Other Undergraduate Transfers 2,952 1,742 808     Quantitative 530
Graduate 2,058 1,244 392     Composite 1058
Total 18,724 11,225 4,910   High School GPA 3.4
NOTE: Admissions data are Fall 2005 ONLY      

 

Athletics

FAU offers scholarships in sports
which compete at the NCAA Division I
level in the Atlantic Sun Conference,
(football competes in the Sunbelt Conference).
 

Men's Sports Women's Sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Football Soccer
Golf Softball
Soccer Spirit
Spirit Swimming
Swimming Tennis
Tennis Track & Field
  Volleyball


Alumni
United States 88,662   Florida 67,237  
Other / Unknown 2,065     Broward 24,807  
Total 90,727     Palm Beach 24,134  
        Miami-Dade 3,633  
        St. Lucie 1,784  


Personnel         Faculty      
  Full-time Part-time Total     Female Male Total
Faculty 1,031 20 1,051   Professor 55 206 261
Adjuncts 34 600 634   Associate Professor 112 141 253
A&P 705 20 725   Assistant Professor 93 118 211
Staff 794 424 1,218   Instructor 92 69 161
Total 2,564 1,064 3,628   Lecturer 2 0 2
          Other 105 58 163
          Total 459 592 1,051

 

Foundation Assets, 2004-05   Library Information
Endowments $132,600,000   Bound Volumes 1,765,142  
Gifts $25,600,000   Electronic Books 301,013  
      Microforms 2,074,770  
      Serial Subscriptions 12,549  
      Audiovisual Materials 22,414  
            
Sponsored Research Awards, 2004-05      
Federal $34,340,585        
State $6,201,479        
Private $10,840,034        
Total $51,382,098        


FAU Administration     Board of Trustees
President Frank T. Brogan   Chair:  Sherry Plymale
Provost John Pritchett   Vice Chair:  Norman Tripp
Vice President, Research Larry Lemanski   Scott Adams
Executive V.P., University Advancement Lawrence Davenport   Nancy Blosser
Vice President, Student Affairs Emanuel Newsome   Dr. Bill Bryant
Vice, President, Financial Affairs Kenneth Jessell   David Feder
Vice President, University Architect Robert Friedman   Armand Grossman
       Dr. Rajendra Gupta
       Lalita Janke
Campus Vice Presidents     Dr. Roy Levow
Broward Joyanne Stephens   Robert Stilley
Jupiter Kristen Murtaugh   Dr. George Zoley
Port St. Lucie Gerri McPherson    


Campus Locations  
Boca Raton Campus Boca Raton
Davie Campus Davie
Fort Lauderdale - Downtown Fort Lauderdale
John D. MacArthur Campus Jupiter
Treasure Coast Campus Port St. Lucie
SeaTech Campus Dania Beach
Commercial Boulevard Campus Fort Lauderdale
    
    

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