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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 apply.fau.edu or commonapp.org.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the Common App.
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 www.collegeboard.com [School Code: 5229] or (866) 630-9305. Please submit all of your official ACT scores through www.act.org [School Code: 0729] or (319) 337-1313.
Students may check their application status at appstatus.fau.edu.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 January 1 to be considered for merit-based scholarships.
For information on scholarships, please visit our scholarships page.