apply to fau


Follow These Steps

  1. APPLY
    Submit your combined application for undergraduate admissions and merit-based scholarships, along with the $30 application fee, at

    OR  you may submit your application via the Common App

    Students should submit only one application from the options above.

    1. Complete and submit your Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) to FAU.

      Go to and click on the SSAR option. After entering SSAR credentials submit it to link it to your FAU application.

    2. As a part of the SSAR you should self-report all SAT/ACT scores.

      If you take SAT/ACT tests after your application is submitted please self-report every subsequent SAT/ACT test score through your application status portal at
      Make sure to self-report all your scores because we do superscore test scores and they may be used for course placement upon enrollment.

Having trouble setting up your SSAR? Check our out SSAR FAQ's.


Common App

Students may now apply to Florida Atlantic University using the Common Application. The Common App allows students to apply to multiple colleges at once, helping to simplify the application process.

Students should submit only one application to FAU, either through or

Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the Common App. 


Admissions Decisions

Admissions decisions for first-year students begin October 1. Please allow 4-6 weeks from the date you completed your application to receive your admissions decision.

Please Note: An application to the university is considered complete upon the receipt and processing of the online application and fee, SAT/ACT scores, and a completed and linked SSAR, in order to receive an admissions decision.

For Admitted Students Only: Please submit all of your official SAT scores through [School Code: 5229] or (866) 630-9305. Please submit all of your official ACT scores through [School Code: 0729] or (319) 337-1313.

Students may check their application status at


International Student Transcripts

If you attend an International or American high school outside the United States, you must request that your high school counselor or school administrator email an official PDF copy of your current high school transcript.

It must be emailed to and the subject line must include International High School Transcript and your full name as written on your FAU application.

Alternatively, mail your transcripts via post to:

Florida Atlantic University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
777 Glades Road - SU 80
P.O. Box 3091
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991



Students should apply by December 1 to be considered for merit-based scholarships.

For information on scholarships, please visit our scholarships page.