Quick Facts 2012 - 2013
Final Enrollment

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Founded:   1961 Admissions
Classes Began: 1964 Alumni
Original Enrollment  867 Athletics
Fall 2012 Enrollment 30,301 Degrees
Carnegie Classification RU/H Research Universities (high research activity) eLearning
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Enrollment
Interim President Dennis Crudele Fall SCH
About FAU 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 of 257,
becoming a four-year institution.  The students enrolled for fall 2012
come from 48 states and 135 countries, 58% are full-time and 3,242
are first-time-in-college students.
Financial Aid
  Housing
  Operating Budget
  Personnel
  Tuition & Fees
   
 
Mission Statement
Florida Atlantic University is a public research university with multiple campuses along the southeast Florida coast serving a uniquely diverse community.  It promotes academic and personal development, discovery, and lifelong learning.  FAU fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive scientific and cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness.
 
Degrees Awarded 2011-2012
  Associates  Bachelors  Masters  Specialist  Doctoral-
Research
 Doctoral-
Professional
 Total  %
Arts & Letters  0  1,102.0  108  0  5  0  1,215.0  19%
Business  0  1,299.5  448  0  11  0  1,758.5  27%
Design & Social Inquiry   0  605.5  125  0  3  0  733.5  11%
Education   0  609.5  270  29  33  0  941.5  14%
Engineering & Computer Science  0  222.0  94  0  12  0  328.0  5%
Honors College   0  57.0  0  0  0  0  57.0  1%
Medicine  0 0.0 24 0 0 0 24.0 0.4%
Nursing   0  246.0  117  0  4  9  376.0  6%
Science  0  750.5  73  0  40  0  863.5  13%
No College  251  0.0  0  0  0  0  251  4%
Total   251  4,892.0  1,259  29  108  9  6,548.0  100%
     
Degree Programs   Degrees Awarded to Date
Bachelor's 62   Bachelor's 110,190
Master's 64                    Master's 29,471
Specialist 3   Specialist 1,054
Doctoral-Research 20   Doctoral 1,605
Doctoral-Professional 2   Total

142, 320

         
         
Tuition & Fees per Credit Hour       Annual Tuition & Fees* *Based on
30 (UG)
and
24 (Grad)
credit hours
  Undergrad Graduate                 Undergrad Graduate
In-State $199.54 $369.82   $5,986.20 $8,875.68
Out-of-State $718.09 $1,024.81   $21,542.70 $24,595.44
           
 
Headcount Enrollment, Fall 2012
  Full-time  Part-time  Total  %  
Freshman  3,854  402  4,256  14%  
Sophomore  2,782  570  3,352  11%  
Junior  4,002  2,706  6,708  22%  
Senior  4,600  4,420  9,020  30%  
2nd BA/BS  237  673  910  3%  
Total Undergrad  15,475  8,771  24,246  80%  
Master's  1,365  2,255  3,620  12%  
Specialist  26  36  62  0.2%  
Doctoral  352 392 744 2%  
Doc-Professional  135  44  179  1%  
Total Graduate  1,878  2,727  4,605  15%  
Unclassified  226  1,224  1,450  5%  
Total  17,579  12,722  30,301  100%  
           
Diversity Full-time Part-time Total %  
American Indian  30  21  51  0.2%  
Asian  715  597  1,312  4%  
Black  2,895  2,477  5,372  18%  
Hispanic  3,890  2,869  6,759  22%  
Pacific Islander  18  18  36  0.1%  
White  8,962  6,188  15,150  50%  
Two or more races  486  251  737  2%  
International  457  175  632  2%  
Not reported  126  126  252  1%  
Total          
           
Gender   Full-time Part-time Total %  
Female  9,623  7,640  17,263  57%  
Male  7,956  5,082  13,038  43%  
           
           
Top Ten Florida Counties, States and Countries by Residency
Florida Counties   States   Countries (other than US)
Broward   11,407   Florida   28,504   Haiti 428
Palm Beach   10,646   New York   217   Colombia  376
Miami-Dade   1,307             New Jersey   209             Jamaica  268
St. Lucie  660   Pennsylvania   80   Brazil  193
Martin   481   Georgia   70   Peru   183
Orange   420   Texas   64   Venezuela  176
Hillsborough   415   Maryland   57   Canada  129
Brevard   362   Illinois   55   India  98
Duval   259   Virginia   52   Ecuador   70
Pinellas   259   Massachusetts   51   China   69
               
 
 
Enrollment by Campus   All Enrolled Primary %
Boca Raton  24,996  23,820  79%
Davie  4,605  2,710  9%
Fort Lauderdale  727  578  2%
Jupiter  1,358  892  3%
Distance Learning  5,340  1,914  6%
Other  406  387  1%
       
       
Headcount Enrollment by College
  Undergrad Grad Prof Unclass Total %  
Arts & Letters  3,852  405  0  0  4,257  14%  
Business  5,899  1,233  0  0  7,132  24%  
Design & Social Inquiry  2,260  555  0  0  2,815  9%  
Education  2,958  976  0  0  3,934  13%  
Engineering & Computer Science  2,100  279  0  0  2,379  8%  
Honors College  315  0  0  0  315  1%  
Medicine  0  53  127  0  180  1%  
Nursing  1,125  491  52  3  1,671  6%  
Science  5,033  434  0  0  5,467  18%  
Unclassified  0  0  0  1,447  1,447  5%  
Undecided  704  0  0  0  704  2%  
Total  24,246  4,426  179  1,450  30,301  100%  
               
               
Top Degree Programs by Enrollment
Undergraduate   Graduate  
Biological Sciences 2,201       Business Administration 677  
Psychology  1,295   Nursing   442  
Accounting  1,247   Educational Leadership   348  
Elementary Education  1,247   Accounting   333  
Criminal Justice  1,200   Social Work   241  
Exercise Science  875                   Public Administration   182  
Economics  680   Curriculum & Instruction   164  
Art  576   Counselor Education   148  
Nursing  568   Medicine   127  
Business Administration  536   Biological Sciences  122  
           
           
Admissions   Applied Admitted Enrolled   First-Time-In-College Scores    
First-Time-In-College  27,888  10,876  3,242                ACT 23  
Community College Transfers  6,814  4,147  2,596          SAT    
Other Undergraduate Transfers  5,568  2,258  1,111     Critical Reading  534  
Graduate  4,643  2,064  1,469     Math  539  
Medical  2,913  64  64     Writing  527  
Total  47,826  19,409  8,482     Composite  1600  
          High School GPA  3.5  
               
               
Average Age   Average Class Size      
First-Time-In-College 18   Undergraduate         
Undergraduate 24        Lecture 38                
Graduate 33             Lab  21      
Professional 30     Discussion  29      
Unclassified 28    Graduate        
        Lecture  14      
        Lab  12      
               
       
On-Campus Housing Female Male Total        Financial Aid    
Boca Raton  1,933  1,545  3,478               Grants   $56,929,508
Jupiter  138  89  227   Loans  $118,175,993
Total  2,071  1,634  3,705   Scholarships  $24,234,018
          Employment  $453,611
          Total   $199,793,130
       
Fall 2012 Student Credit Hours
(Fundable & Non-fundable)
     
Undergraduate  275,577          
Graduate  31,731          
Total  307,308          
             
 
eLearning Fully Online
Courses
Video-taped
classroom
sessions
Video-
conferencing
Mostly
Online
    
# Course Sections 740  177  95 49           
# Course Enrollments 19,177  814  903 1,451  
# Unduplicated Students  10,217  520  727 1,196  
           
           
Alumni          
United States 124,055   Florida 97,760  
International / Other 4,906     Broward 36,650  
Total  128,961      Palm Beach  35,965  
         Miami-Dade  5,189  
         St. Lucie  3,071  
           
           
Athletics
The Owls compete at the NCAA Division I level in the Sun Belt Conference.  
Men's Sports   Women's Sports    
Baseball   Basketball  
Basketball   Cheer  
Cross Country   Cross Country  
Football   Dance  
Golf   Golf  
Soccer   Soccer  
Swimming   Softball  
Tennis   Swimming  
    Tennis  
    Track & Field  
    Volleyball  
       
 
 
Personnel Faculty Adjuncts AMP Staff Total %  
Full-time 1,006  37  938  532  2,513  81%  
Part-Time  17  538  15  14  584  19%  
Total  1,023  575  953  546  3,097  100%  
               
American Indian  1  3  0  3  7  0.2%  
Asian  103  20  52  15  190  6%  
Black  52  37  168  119  376  12%  
Hispanic  67  45  58  45  215  7%  
White  748  442  630  343  2,163  70%  
Two or more races  12  14  32  21  79  3%  
International  40  14  13  0  67  2%  
               
Faculty Female Male Total        
Professor  72  188  260        
Associate Professor  111  164  275        
Assistant Professor  75  64  139        
Instructor  102  79  181        
Lecturer  1  0  1        
Other  109  59  167        
Total  469  554  1,023        
               
       
Operating Budget 2011-12      Facilities # of
Buildings
Net
Assignable
Sq Feet
Acreage  
Educational & General $241,532,283   Boca Raton Campus  145  2,466,180 746   
Student Financial Aid $174,483,578   Broward Campuses  13  496,591  52  
Contracts & Grants $61,868,134                  Northern Campuses  83  507,973  323  
Auxiliary Enterprises $102,608,700   Other Locations  7  41,216  3336  
Student Government $9,651,114   Total   248  3,511,960  1,457  
Athletics $18,241,864            
Concession Fund $500,250            
Total $608,885,923            
               
               
FAU Administration   Board of Trustees  
Interim President Dennis Crudele   Anthony Barbar, Chair    
Acting Provost & Chief Academic Officer Diane Alperin   Thomas Workman, Vice Chair    
Sr VP for Student Affairs Charles Brown              David Feder    
Director of Athletics Patrick Chun   Jeffrey Feingold    
Acting VP for  Community Engagement Joanne Davis                 Angela Graham-West    
VP Facilities, University Architect Thomas Donaudy   Robert Huffman    
VP Strategic Planning & Information Technology   Gitanjali Kaul     William McDaniel    
General Counsel David Kian   Abdol Moabery    
VP for Research, Dean of Graduate College Barry Rosson   Sherry Plymale    
Acting Sr VP for Financial Affairs Dorothy Russell    Robert Rubin    
VP for Executive Operations, Chief of Staff Stacy Volnick   Robert Stilley    
      Paul Tanner    
      Julius Teske    
           
           
Revised:  June 2013        

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