2004 - 2005 Quick Facts

Founded 1961     Site Index
Type Public, Four-Year, Coeducational, Doctoral Granting University     Administration Fall SCH
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools     Admissions Housing
President Frank T. Brogan     Alumni Library
Calendar Semester     Athletics   Lifelong Learning
        Average Age   Personnel
 

Now celebrating its 40th year, Florida Atlantic University, the fifth public university in Florida, opened its doors in 1964 with an enrollment of 867 upper-division and graduate students.  In 1984, FAU admitted its charter freshman class, becoming a four-year institution.  By 2004, enrollment university-wide had grown to more than 25,000. 

    Campus/College Enrollment Residency
      Campus Locations Top Degree Programs
      Degrees Tuition & Fees
      Enrollment & Diversity  
          
          
          
 
Degrees Awarded, 2003-04              
  Female Male Total            
Associate 142 70 212            
Bachelor's 2,651 1,339 3,900            
Master's 676 371 1,047            
Specialist 10 3 13            
Doctoral 29 22 51            
Total 3,418 1,805 5,223            
                    
                    
Degree Programs     Degrees Awarded to Date        
Bachelor's 61   Bachelor's 74,419          
Master's 56   Master's 20,246          
Specialist   3   Specialist 835          
Doctoral 18   Doctoral 920          
      Total

96,420

         
        
        
Tuition & Fees      
 

2004-05

 

Annual Tuition & Fees

  
 

Per Credit Hour

 

(Based on 30/24 credit hours)

  
  Undergraduate Graduate   Undergraduate Graduate  
In-State $103.07 $232.10   $3,092.10 $5,570.40  
Out-of-State $519.95 $869.48   $15,598.50 $20,867.52  
  
  
Headcount Enrollment, Fall 2004
  Full-time Part-time Total %          
Freshman 3,325 705 4,030 16%          
Sophomore 1,673 666 2,339 9%          
Junior 2,989 2,299 5,288 21%          
Senior 3,387 3,879 7,266 28%          
2nd BA 183 628 811 3%          
Total Undergrad 11,557 8,177 19,734 77%          
Master's 1,071 1,706 2,777 11%          
Specialist 5 24 29 0.1%          
Doctoral 322 265 587 2%          
Total Graduate 1,398 1,995 3,393 13%          
Unclassified 104 2,431 2,535 10%          
Total 13,059 12,603 25,662 100%          
                    
Diversity                  
  Full-time Part-time Total %          
Asian 615 517 1,132 4%          
Black 2,034 2,295 4,329 17%          
Hispanic 1,848 1,942 3,790 15%          
Native American 46 40 86 0.3%          
White 7,649 7,446 15,095 59%          
International 860 348 1,208 5%          
Not reported 7 15 22 0.1%          
                    
Gender                  
Female 7,580 8,058 15,638 61%          
Male 5,479 4,545 10,024 39%          
                    
Residency                  
                    
Florida 23859 93%              
Non-Florida (U.S.) 1,279 5%              
Non-U.S. 524 2%              
                    
Florida Counties                  
Broward 10,536                
Palm Beach 8,887                
Miami-Dade 1,351                
Others 3,085                
  
  
Average Age       Average Class Size    
First-Time-In-College 18     Undergraduate    
Undergraduate 25        Lecture 32  
Graduate 34        Lab 18  
Unclassified 35        Discussion 24  
        Graduate    
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1        Lecture 12  
  
Headcount Enrollment by Campus
  All Enrolled Primary %    
Boca Raton 18,945 17,800 69%    
Davie 5,325 4,039 16%    
Fort Lauderdale 1,135 825 3%    
John D. MacArthur 2,058 1,538 6%    
Treasure Coast 1,345 785 3%    
SeaTech 57 51 0.2%    
Commercial 41 20 0.1%    
Off-Campus 718 604 2%    
            
            
Headcount Enrollment by College   
  Undergraduate Graduate Total    
Arch, Urban & Public Affairs 1,584 296 1,880    
Arts & Letters 3,599 460 4,059    
Business 5,520 902 6,423    
Education 2,388 817 3,205    
Engineering 1,480 276 1,756    
Honors College 363 0 363    
Nursing 964 233 1,197    
Science 2,698 409 3,107    
Unclassified 0 0 2,535    
Undecided 1,138 0 1,138    
Total 19,734 3,393 25,662    
            
  
  
Top Degree Programs by Enrollment
Undergraduate     Graduate    
Elementary Education 1,649   Business Administration 525  
Biological Science 1,349   Educational Leadership 234  
Management 1,058   Nursing 233  
Nursing 964   Accounting 188  
Accounting 949   Counselor Education 158  
Psychology 773   Curriculum & Instruction 120  
Criminal Justice 726   Social Work 113  
Communication 629   Computer Science 103  
Art 584   Public Administration 98  
Finance 487   Elementary Education 84  
      Taxation 84  
  
  
Fall 2004-05 Annual Student Credit Hours (SCH)
(Fundable & Non-fundable)
Undergraduate 12,454.4  
Graduate 2,069.9  
Total 14,524.3  
  
  
Student Housing
  Female Male Total %      
On-Campus 1,216 958 2,174 9%    
Off-Campus 14,245 8,964 23,209 91%    
  
  
Admissions     First-Time-In-College Test Scores (Average)
  Applied Admitted Registered   ACT 21
First-Time-In-College 9,198 6,023 2,380   SAT  
Community College Transfers 3,241 2,913 1,919     Critical Reading 517
Other Undergraduate Transfers 2,812 2,018 1,047     Math 520
Graduate 2,173 1,298 920     Composite 1037
Total 17,424 12,252 6,266   High School GPA 3.4
        
  
  
Athletics
Men's Sports Women's Sports

The FAU Owls compete at the NCAA Division I
level in the Sunbelt Conference.  Men's soccer competes
in the Atlantic Soccer Conference.

Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Football Soccer
Golf Softball
Soccer Spirit
Spirit Swimming
Swimming Tennis
Tennis Track & Field
  Volleyball
  
  
Alumni
United States 84,098   Florida 63,782  
Other / Unknown 4,413     Broward 23,834  
Total 88,511     Palm Beach 22,994  
        Miami-Dade 3,448  
        St. Lucie 1,537  
  
  
Personnel         Faculty      
  Full-time Part-time Total     Female Male Total
Faculty 998 16 1,014   Professor 56 211 267
Adjuncts 25 621 646   Associate Professor 97 135 232
A&P 652 21 673   Assistant Professor 91 121 212
Staff 842 315 1,157   Instructor 83 66 149
Total 2,517 973 3,490   Lecturer 2 0 2
           Other 102 50 152
          Total 431 583 1,014
  
  
Foundation Assets, 2003-04   Library Information    
Endowments $117,400,000   Bound volumes 1,352,118      
Gifts $17,500,000   Microforms 2,245,378      
      Serial Subscriptions 10,572      
      Audiovisual materials 19,685      

Lifelong Learning
The Lifelong Learning Society serves over 17,000 senior learners and another 2,500 adult students in professional development classes.      
      
  
  
FAU Administration   Campus Vice Presidents  
President Frank T. Brogan Treasure Coast Gerri McPherson  
Provost John Pritchett Jupiter Kristen Murtaugh  
Executive Vice President Lawrence Davenport Broward Joyanne Stephens  
Vice President, Research Larry Lemanski      
Vice President, University Advancement Ann Paton      
Vice President, Student Affairs Emanuel Newsome      
Vice President, Financial Affairs Kenneth Jessell      
Vice President, University Architect Robert Friedman      
          
          
Board of Trustees
Chair: Sherry Plymale Vice Chair:  Norman Tripp    
Scott Adams Lalita Janke  
Nancy Blosser Dr. Roy Levow  
Dr. Bill Bryant Virginia Miller  
David Feder Dr. George Zoley  
Armand Grossman Dan Wilson  
Dr. Rajendra Gupta    
  
  
Campus Locations
Boca Raton Campus Boca Raton  
Davie Campus Davie
Fort Lauderdale - Downtown Fort Lauderdale
John D. MacArthur Campus Jupiter
Treasure Coast Campus Port St. Lucie
SeaTech Campus Dania Beach
   
  
  

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