To participate in the National Merit® Scholarship Program, a student must:
Complete the 3-step admissions process here, making sure to also submit your designation letter from the National Merit Corporation.
For a detailed breakdown of the cost of attendance, click here. For National Merit Finalists, FAU has committed to covering the cost of tuition and fees, housing, dining, transportation fee, and books.
FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College is a distinct, free-standing, residential, four-year liberal arts and science college, located on the Jupiter campus. Wilkes Honors College students benefit from all-honors courses, an average class size of 16 students, and personal attention from distinguished faculty. WHC students receive exceptional opportunities for experiential learning and research, and many students participate in internships with world-class scientists at Scripps Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute, and the FAU Brain Institute, which are all located on the Jupiter campus.
The Boca Raton campus provides an exciting and supportive learning environment for more than 70% of FAU’s 30,000 students. Located just three miles from the beautiful beaches of Boca Raton, this campus features everything you’d expect from a modern university: suite-style housing for nearly 4,000 residential students, brand-new athletics and recreational facilities, art galleries, a movie theater complex and so much more – all in a vibrant, tropical setting with a student body that is the most diverse of all of Florida's public universities.