1997-98 Quick Facts

Final Enrollment



Founded 1961
Type Public, Four-Year, Coeducational, Doctoral Granting University
Accreditation Southern Association of College and Schools
President Anthony J. Catanese, Ph.D.
Calendar Semester


Degrees Awarded 1996-1997 Degree Programs
Female Male Total Bachelor's 54
Associate 43 24 67 Master's 45
Bachelor's 1,598 1,012 2,610 Specialist   3
Master's 389 253 642 Doctoral 14
Specialist 13 4 17
Doctoral 22 30 52
Total 2,065 1,323 3,388


Tuition (per Credit Hour)
Undergraduate Graduate
Florida Resident $67.42 $132.23    
Non-Resident $264.64 $437.62


Headcount Enrollment, Fall 1997
Full-time Part-time Total %
Freshman 1,760 262 2,023 10%
Sophomore 1,021 261 1,282 7%
Junior 2,485 2,264 4,749 24%
Senior 2,337 2,754 5,091 26%
2nd BA 197 793

990

5%
Total Undergraduate 7,800 6,335 14,135 72%
Master's 729 1,457 2,186 11%
Doctoral 155 160 315 2%
Total Graduate 884 1,617 2,501 13%
Non-degree 88 2,853 2,941 15%
Total 8,772 10,805 19,577 100%


Ethnicity
Full-time Part-time Total %
Asian 343 395 738 4%
Black 1,039 1,289 2,328 12%
Hispanic 908 1,147 2,055 10%
Native American 42 38 80 0.4%
White 5,727 7,772 13,499 69%
International 713 164 877 5%


Gender
Full-time Part-time Total %
Female 4,956 6,712 11,668 60%
Male 3,816 4,093 7,909 40%


Residency Florida Counties
Florida 17,995 92% Broward 8,355
Non-Florida (U.S.) 1,163 6% Palm Beach 7,039
Non-U.S. 419 2% All Others 2,601


Headcount Enrollment by Campus
All Enrolled Primary %
Boca Raton 14,317 13,615 70%
Davie 4,534 3,558 18%
Tower 661 507 3%
John D. MacArthur 1,549 1,082 6%
Treasure Coast 599 516 3%
Off-Campus 495 299 2%


Headcount Enrollment by College
Undergrad Graduate Unclassified Total %
Arch, Urban & Public Affairs 901 199 99 1,199 6%
Arts & Letters 2,645 261 763 3,669 19%
Business 4,222 535 310 5,067 26%
Education 2,262 828 872 3,962 20%
Engineering 1,101 328 218 1,647 8%
Liberal Arts 603 3 275 881 5%
Nursing 451 99 72 622 3%
Science 1,950 248 332 2,530 13%
Total 14,135 2,501 2,941 19,577 100%


Top 10  Majors by Enrollment
Undergraduate Graduate
Elementary Education 1,714 Business Administration 344
Biological Science 979 Educational Leadership 263
Accounting 883 Counselor Education 151
Management 782 Public Administration 143
Psychology 727 Elementary Education 133
Communication 476 Exceptional Student Education 131
Nursing 451 Nursing 99
Criminal Justice 450 Foundations of Education 95
Computer Information Systems 406 Computer Science 81
Finance 402 English 80



Fall 1997 FTE
Undergraduate 10,306
Graduate 1,496
Total 11,802
Student Housing
Female Male Total %
On-Campus 616 817 1,433 7%
Off-Campus 11,052 7,092 18,144 923
Admissions
Applied Admitted Registered
First-Time-In-College 3,798 2,684 1,103
Community College Transfers 2,194 2,040 1,489
Other Undergraduate Transfers 2,426 1,980 1,228
Graduate 1,813 910 587
Total 10,231 7,614 4,407


First-Time-In-College Test Scores (Average)
ACT 21
SAT 1053
High School GPA 3.2
Average Age
Undergraduate 26
Graduate 34
Unclassified 36


Athletics FAU is a member of the Trans America
Athletic Conference (TAAC) and offers
scholarships in 15 sports which compete
at the NCAA Division I level.
Men's Sports Women's Sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Swimming Swimming
Tennis Tennis
Volleyball

Alumni
United States 54,075 Florida 41,995
Unknown/Other 7,061   Broward 15,033
Total 61,136   Palm Beach 15,377


Personnel
Full-time Part-time Total
Faculty 680 9 689
Adjuncts 98 476 574
A&P 293 5 298
Staff 805 357 1,162
Total 1,876 847 2,723


Faculty
Female Male Total
Professor 39 184 223
Associate Professor 51 112 163
Assistant Professor 103 74 177
Instructor 23 15 38
Lecturer 6 0 6
Other 49 33 85
Total 271 418 689
  
  

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