The following units of study in high school are required to be considered for admission to FAU:
Total: 18 units
If you are currently taking or have taken courses that are clearly marked as Honors, Advanced, Gifted, Advanced Placement, Advanced International Certificate of Education or International Baccalaureate, additional weight will be given for these courses. If you would like to read more about the courses that will count towards your degree visit our Exam Credit page.
Middle 50% of Admitted Freshmen
In addition to this profile, FAU offers several enrollment pathways for new first year students.
Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. Applicants who are not selected for their chosen term of entry may appeal the admissions decision through the Faculty Committee on Student Admission.
Freshman applicants should be aware that additional requirements are necessary for the following majors:
To be considered for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Direct Admit track, the College of Nursing will offer two application deadlines which are November 9th and February 15th. If students submit late or incomplete applications for the 11/9 deadline, they will subsequently have until 2/15 to submit all required documents to be considered for the Freshmen Direct Admit track. For additional information regarding application steps, please go to https://nursing.fau.edu/admissions/bachelor-of-science-nursing-program/index.php and click on Freshman Direct Admit. Admission to the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing’s BSN Program is determined by the College.
If you would like to be considered for admission to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, you will need to submit an additional application as well as meet their admission criteria. To get your application started visit: /honors/future-students/admissions.php
If you would like to be considered for admission into the School of Architecture, you will need to submit an additional application to the School of Architecture. The application is divided into two categories for Freshmen and Upper Division Students [or Transfers]. Please submit the application for the category you fall under. To get your application started visit: http://cdsi.fau.edu/soa/admissions/applications/
Please note that engineering has different admissions requirements that you must meet in order to be considered for admission. To learn more visit: http://www.eng.fau.edu/undergraduate/index.php
If you would like to be considered for admission into the B.A. major in Communication Studies or B.A. major in Multimedia Studies, you will need to meet specific requirements to enter into the major. To review the requirements for the B.A. major in Communication Studies visit: fau.edu/scms/comm_std.php To review the requirements for the B.A. major in Multimedia Studies visit: /scms/multi_jour.php
If you would like to be considered for admission as a Music major, you will need to audition on your principal instrument. To view specific audition requirements for instrument or voice visit: /artsandletters/music/auditions/. To schedule your audition send us an email at email@example.com and tell us your instrument and the degree you are interested in.
All other Colleges and majors, except for those described above, fall under the Undergraduate Admissions standard requirements for admission and do not require a supplemental application.