2006 - 2007 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 2006, enrollment university-wide had grown to more than 25,000.  Full-time students account for 52% of the total enrollment.  FAU enrolled 2,314 first-time-college students for fall 2006.  Enrolled students represent 143 countries and 48 states plus the District of Columbia..



Degree Programs   Degrees Awarded
2005-06
Female Male Total

Degrees Awarded
to Date

Bachelor's 62   Associate 127 42 169 (through Summer 2006)
Master's 56   Bachelor's 2,706 1,511 4,217 82,734
Specialist 3   Master's 664 356 1,020 22,331
Doctoral 19   Specialist 14 6 20 871
      Doctoral 35 33 68 1,051
      Total 3,456 1,948 5,494 106,987


Tuition & Fees    

Annual Tuition & Fees, 2006-07

 
 

Per Credit Hour

(30 credit hours)

 (24 credit hours)

 
  Undergraduate Graduate Undergraduate Graduate  
Florida Resident $110.90 $244.12 $3,327.00 $5,858.88  
Non-Resident $546.36 $913.37 $16,390.80 $21,920.88  
            


Headcount Enrollment, Fall 2006      
  Full-time Part-time Total %  
Freshman 3,125 493 3,618 14%  
Sophomore 1,843 661 2,504 10%  
Junior 3,058 2,295 5,353 21%  
Senior 3,615 4,117 7,732 30%  
2nd BA 167 546 713 3%  
Total Undergrad 11,808 8,112 19,920 78%  
Master's 1,103 1,715 2,818 11%  
Doctoral 397 261 658 3%  
Total Graduate 1,500 1,976 3,476 14%  
Unclassified 107 2,154 2,261 8%  
Total 13,415 12,242 25,657 100%  
            
Ethnicity          
Asian 626 543 1,169 5%  
Black 2,114 2,248 4,362 17%  
Hispanic 2,145 2,074 4,219 16%  
Native American 45 41 86 0.3%  
White 7,742 7,010 14,752 57%  
International 690 297 987 4%  
Not reported 53 29 82 0.3%  
            
Gender          
Female 7,844 7,785 15,629 61%  
Male 5,571 4,457 10,028 39%  


Residency Average Age
Florida 23,975 94%   First-Time-In-College 18  
Non-Florida (U.S.) 1,342 5%   Undergraduate 25  
Non-U.S. 340 1%   Graduate 34  
        Unclassified 35  
              
Florida Counties       Average Class Size    
Broward 10,478     Undergraduate    
Palm Beach 8,998        Lecture 32  
Miami-Dade 1,210        Lab 17  
St. Lucie 728        Discussion 22  
Martin 475     Graduate    
Indian River 229        Lecture 11  
              
        Student to Faculty Ratio 19:1  


Headcount Enrollment by Campus
  All Enrolled Primary %  
Boca Raton 19,533 18,180 71%  
Davie 5,108 3,686 14%  
Fort Lauderdale - Downtown 1,062 701 3%  
John D. MacArthur 2,009 1,512 6%  
Treasure Coast 1,207 865 3%  
SeaTech 60 58 0.2%  
Off-Campus 779 655 3%  


Headcount Enrollment by College
  Undergraduate Graduate Total    
Arch, Urban & Public Affairs 1,843 293 2,136 8%  
Arts & Letters 3,524 458 3,982 16%  
Biomedical Science* 0 56 56 0.2%  
Business 5,481 895 6,376 25%  
Education 2,442 811 3,253 13%  
Engineering & Computer Science 1,336 272 1,608 6%  
Honors College 387 0 387 2%  
Nursing 849 289 1,138 4%  
Science 2,972 402 3,374 13%  
Unclassified 0 0 2,261 9%  
Undecided 1,086 0 1,086 4%  
Total 19,920 3,476 25,657 100%  
            
* An additional 60 medical students attend the regional campus of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University   


Top Ten  Majors by Enrollment
Undergraduate   Graduate
Elementary Education 1,644   Business Administration 490  
Management 1,027   Nursing 288  
Accounting 1,003   Educational Leadership 252  
Nursing 849   Accounting 230  
Psychology 839   Counselor Education 145  
Criminal Justice 823   Curriculum & Instruction 142  
Art 631   Social Work 127  
Pre-medical 595   Computer Science 102  
Biological Sciences 539   Comparative Studies 97  
Finance 464   Public Administration 89  


Fall 2006 Student Credit Hours (SCH)
(Fundable & Non-fundable)
Undergraduate 222,145  
Graduate 27,299  
Total 249,444  


Student Housing
  Female Male Total %  
On-Campus 1,212 921 2,133 8%  
Off-Campus 14,258 8,994 23,252 92%  


Admissions *

Fall 2006

  First-Time-In-College Test Scores (Average)
  Applied Admitted Enrolled   ACT 22
First-Time-In-College 9,754 5,245 2,036   SAT  
Community College Transfers 3,248 2,572 1,612     Critical Reading 523
Other Undergraduate Transfers 2,777 1,562 704     Math 529
Graduate 2,313 1,232 366     Composite 1052
Total 18,092 10,611 4,718   High School GPA 3.3
NOTE: Admissions data are Fall 2006 ONLY, does not include students who entered in summer 2006.      


Athletics

FAU offers scholarships in sports
which compete at the NCAA Division I
level 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 93,026   Florida 71,197  
Other / Unknown 3,477     Broward 26,439  
Total 96,503     Palm Beach 25,599  
        Miami-Dade 3,812  
        St. Lucie 1,945  


Personnel         Faculty      
  Full-time Part-time Total     Female Male Total
Faculty 995 25 1,020   Professor 62 204 266
Adjuncts 8 507 515   Associate Professor 109 141 205
AMP 806 24 830   Assistant Professor 88 112 200
Staff 767 434 1,201   Instructor 96 75 171
Total 2,576 990 3,566   Lecturer 2 0 2
          Other 85 46 131
          Total 442 578 1,020


Foundation Assets, 2005-06   Library Information
Endowments $168,600,000   Bound Volumes 1,330,817  
Gifts $20,800,000   Electronic Books 301,635  
      Microforms 2,074,013  
      Serial Subscriptions 12,811  
      Audiovisual Materials 23,346  
           
Sponsored Research Awards, 2005-06      
Federal $25,780,087        
State $3,894,637        
Private $7,266,287        
Total $36,941,011        


FAU Administration   Campus Vice Presidents
President Frank T. Brogan Treasure Coast Gerri McPherson
Provost John Pritchett Jupiter Kristen Murtaugh
Vice President, Student Affairs Charles Brown Broward Joyanne Stephens
Interim Vice President, University Advancement
  and Interim Executive Director of FAU
  Foundation,  Inc.
Kenneth Jessell    
Interim Vice President, Facilities Tom Donaudy    
Vice President, Medical Education Programs Michael Friedland    
Vice President, University Communications &
  Marketing
Aileen Izquierdo    
Vice President, Financial Affairs Kenneth Jessell    
Vice President, Research Larry Lemanski    
Chief of Staff, Director of Board Operations Jennifer O'Flannery    
        
Board of Trustees      
Chair: Norman Tripp      
Vice Chair:  Nancy Blosser      
Scott Adams      
Dr. Bill Bryant      
David Feder      
Armand Grossman      
Dr. Rajendra Gupta      
Lalita Janke      
Dr. Roy Levow      
Sherry Plymale      
Robert Stilley      
Dr. George Zoley      
Austin Shaw      


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
    
    

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