Apply to FAU

Before you begin your application, use this guide to determine your admissions classification.

Freshmen/First Year Students

Students who are in 12th grade and applying for admission immediately following high school graduation, or students who graduated high school and did not earn more than 12 college credits after graduation.

Transfer Students

Students who earned 12 or more college credits after high school graduation or completed an associate’s degree from a state or community college.

Graduate Students

Students who received an undergraduate degree and are considering a master’s, doctoral, or specialist degree program.

Freshmen Applications

Freshmen students may choose to apply to FAU through our FAU Online Application or the Common Application. If interested in the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, use the Wilkes Honors College Common App. Students should only submit one application for admission to FAU.
Your Application Process
  1. Complete and submit the online application and $30 fee.
  2. Submit your Self-reported Academic Record.
  3. Submit your test scores.
Need Help?
admissions@fau.edu
(561) 297-3040 (M - Th 8am-6pm and Friday 8am-5pm)

Transfer Applications

Your Application Process
  1. Complete and submit the online application and $30 fee.
  2. Submit official high school transcripts.
  3. Submit official post-secondary transcript(s).
  4. Submit your test scores.
Need Help?
admissions@fau.edu
(561) 297-3040 (M - Th 8am-6pm and Friday 8am-5pm)

Graduate Applications

Your Application Process
  1. Identify the graduate degree program to which you are applying.
  2. Complete and submit the online application and $30 application fee.
  3. Assemble required documentation to complete your application.
Need Help?
graduatecollege@fau.edu
(561) 297-3624 (M - F 8am-5pm)

Continuing Education

FAU serves as an educational resource in our community providing a variety of options for professional development, test preparation and continuing education.