Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL
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Florida Atlantic University Reviews

Based on 32 Reviews
777 Glades Rd Boca Raton, FL
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureB+
FacilitiesB+
Activities and GroupsB+
B+
Great
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Florida Atlantic University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
424
130
Business Administration and Management, General
300
190
6
Economics, General
101
28
Finance, General
192
1
International Business/trade/commerce
94
Marketing/marketing Management, General
196
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
13
Real Estate
0
Taxation
40
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
0
Art Teacher Education
0
Art/art Studies, General
132
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
31
4
6
Creative Writing
9
Curriculum and Instruction
31
0
8
Education, General
62
1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
79
12
13
Elementary Education and Teaching
239
13
English Language and Literature, General
145
7
English/language Arts Teacher Education
17
French Language and Literature
14
2
German Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
360
49
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
6
0
Music Teacher Education
2
Reading Teacher Education
10
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
5
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
4
Social Science Teacher Education
19
Spanish Language and Literature
10
9
Special Education and Teaching, General
27
7
4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
152
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
4
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
44
7
Experimental Psychology
5
History, General
61
10
Jewish/judaic Studies
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
62
Linguistics
27
13
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General
41
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
8
Philosophy
10
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology
77
1
Political Science and Government, General
146
11
Psychology, General
295
14
Public Administration
34
51
3
Social Sciences, General
55
Social Work
200
143
Sociology
158
8
Women's Studies
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
23
Health/health Care Administration/management
191
19
Health/medical Physics
7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
178
36
Medicine
54
Nursing Practice
10
Nursing Science
10
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
253
153
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/biological Sciences, General
399
36
5
Biotechnology
3
Chemistry, General
38
0
3
Geography
18
5
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
7
Geology/earth Science, General
8
3
Mathematics, General
37
13
5
Physics, General
9
4
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
28
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
386
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
39
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
38
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
7
Biomedical Sciences, General
24
Biotechnology
3
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
22
13
Civil Engineering, General
42
12
Computer Engineering, General
26
9
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
49
10
7
Environmental Design/architecture
23
Environmental Science
8
Mechanical Engineering
63
7
0
Ocean Engineering
24
17
3
Surveying Engineering
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
90
31
2
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology
7
Information Technology
2
Management Information Systems, General
85
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
11
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
142
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
18
11
Fine/studio Arts, General
4
Music Management
13
3
Music, General
12
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
59
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Florida Atlantic University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Civil Engineering, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/marketing Management, General
Taxation

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Master's program in speech-language pathology (MSLP)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2005
Not much
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M. Ed. , Class of 2007
Internships, comprehensive curriculum
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2012
Few to none.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1998
I didn't really look into that at my school, since I was already employed full-time and going to school part-time.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology Education, Class of 2010
career placement, internships, state licensure, Nationally Accredited
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998
I don't know what they offer at this point, it's been too long and the world has changed quite a bit since I graduated.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1991
don't know any more
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
good student affairs dept
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2005
Commuter college
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M. Ed. , Class of 2007
It's a commuter college
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2012
Lazy. Entitled. Felt like a community college. A lot of commuters.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1998
FAU (at the time) was pretty much a commuter school, with lots of part-time students. There wasn't much of an on-campus lifestyle.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology Education, Class of 2010
Commuter
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998
I went as a returning student after being in the work force a few years and the campus I went was largely people like that, grown-ups with full time jobs in addition to school.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1991
average people
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
small campus, not much offered because it's not the main campus
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2005
They had what they need at the times I was attending
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M. Ed. , Class of 2007
There are computer labs, dorms, classrooms, restaurants
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2012
Dated. They have added new forms since I've graduated, but they are very pricey.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1998
Most of the classrooms & labs were pretty good, the cafeteria was okay. Never saw the inside of the dorms, at the time there weren't that many.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology Education, Class of 2010
Decent food court, lame dorms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998
While there was a campus that featured dorms, dining halls etc. I never had anything to do with it. I had a husband and an apartment. The classrooms were fine, furniture in good shape and computers were on par with what was commonly available at the time.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1991
gone too long to answer that question
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
everything is good, current
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2005
I was apart of the radio station.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M. Ed. , Class of 2007
I don't really know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2012
N/a
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 1998
There wasn't much on-campus activity that I saw (of course, I was a part-time student while working full-time) and I was older than most of the students.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology Education, Class of 2010
clubs in the breezeway
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1998
I wouldn't know. I worked full-time while going to school full time, so no time for activities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Accounting, Class of 1991
Theater
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
I don't' know
Rated January 2016