Program for Academic Readiness

Conditional Admission Program for Students Seeking Admission to
Florida Atlantic University

Graduate students must contact for current information on prices and application procedures.



All applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 grade point average in the highest educational level completed (either high-school or university-level courses) in order to qualify for admission to PAR. It is preferred for students to live in university housing. Students with family dependents (spouse, children) who are not eligible to live on campus must contact for eligibility information and prices.


  1. Complete the FAU online application form and pay the application fee ($30 non-refundable).
  2. If your high school or college transcripts are in English, please submit an official copy of your transcripts to FAU.
  3. If your original high school or college transcripts are not in English, submit your transcripts for course by course evaluation with average high school GPA to Joseph Silny & Associates, Inc. Joseph Silny & Associates will send the documents directly to FAU.

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc. International Education Consultants
7101 S.W. 102 Avenue, Miami, FL 33173
Phone: (305) 273-1616 ~ Fax: (305) 273-1338 ~ Fax: (305) 273-1984 (Translations)
email: ~

        3.  Complete the supplemental application for the PAR (Program for Academic Readiness) Program
             ($50 non-refundable application fee) and send it to

After you submit your application, you will receive an acknowledgment email directing you to pay the PAR application fee and to take the initial online placement test. The placement test will be used to determine the appropriate level in which you should start your program.

        4.  Complete the documentation required for obtaining your visa documents (I-20 Form)

    1. Completed Financial Certification Form (FCF)
    2. Financial guarantee/supporting documentation (bank letter, scholarship letter, etc.).
    3. Photocopy of passport biographical information page
    4. If you are already in the U.S. holding F-1 status, please submit copies of your current I-20, F-1 visa and I-94 form.


        5.  Submit your TOEFL/IELTS test score (if available). This is not required for admission purposes. However, it can be
             helpful for placing you in the appropriate level within the PAR program. Also, students who do not provide an
             initial TOEFL/IELTS test score will be able to take the TOEFL test upon in the final term of the PAR program. 
             (Undergraduate students who pass their PAR coursework with a B average or higher are eligible for full admission
             regardless of the scores received on the standardized tests.)

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