Prospective Students

At Florida Atlantic University, success is measured by each student who earns a degree and by each researcher who makes a discovery.

Since opening its doors in 1964, FAU has pushed the boundaries of higher education by building a rich tradition as a teaching university. In addition, FAU is now earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security.

With over one-hundred graduate degree and graduate certificate programs, the opportunities for higher learning are unlimited, which is why some six-thousand American and international students have chosen FAU for their graduate studies.

Click here or the button below for an overview of the master's, doctoral, and specialist degree programs offered at FAU. We are confident we offer the program that will best fulfill your graduate educational goals and aspirations.

Learn More About FAU

The Graduate College hosts monthly information sessions for students interested in learning more about FAU's many graduate programs. These sessions provide information about the admissions process, along with helpful tips from the testing center, financial aid, and student health services. Graduate information sessions are held the on select Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. To register for an upcoming information session, click here .

Take a virtual tour of FAU from the comfort of your home or schedule a personal appointment with the Graduate College's recruitment coordinator. Please click here to complete an information request form.

We also invite you to explore FAU's online catalog for program specific information on each of our graduate degrees. To view current and future course offerings, click here .

Applying for Admission

Ready to apply? The "Apply Online" button will walk you through the process. Once you have completed the application process, you can monitor your application status through this link .

If you are an international student, click here.


Financing Your Graduate Education

FAU offers quality education at a reasonable rate. Our tuition and fees compare favorably with other state of Florida schools. Many of our degree programs offer assistantships to graduate students - be sure to indicate your interest in assistantships during the application process. FAU's Office of Student Financial Aid is a good resource to learn more about the types of financial aid available to graduate students . Lastly, the Graduate College awards several fellowships to graduate students on an annual basis.

Important Note: The Graduate College does not award assistantships or financial aid, nor does the Graduate College notify students of such awards in their decision notification letters. Please contact your college for information on assistantships, or the Financial Aid Office for information regarding federal financial aid.

Graduate Life

FAU offers a rich experience beyond the classroom and lab. The university's latest expansion project, Innovation Village , offers housing specifically for graduate students, and is the home of the GEO Group Staduim. Living Room Theaters , affiliated with FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, offers an all-digital theater experience in an intimate setting and features independent films and limited exclusive releases at affordable prices.

The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) , part of Student Affairs, actively promotes the interests of graduate students by providing academic resources, social programming, and networking opportunities. In addition to the GSA, the Division of Student Affairs also oversees a number of other departments of interest to graduate students: Career Development , International Student and Scholar Services , and Multicultural Affairs , to name a few.

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