Quick Facts 2013 - 2014
Final Enrollment

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Founded:   1961 Admissions
Classes Began: 1964 Alumni
Original Enrollment  867 Athletics
Fall 2013 Enrollment 30,803 Degrees
Carnegie Classification RU/H Research Universities (high research activity) eLearning
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Enrollment
Interim President Dennis Crudele Fall SCH
About FAU 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 of 257,
becoming a four-year institution.  The students enrolled for Fall 2013
come from 47 states and 135 countries, 58% are full-time and 3,482
are first-time-in-college students.
Financial Aid
  Housing
  Operating Budget
  Personnel
  Tuition & Fees
   
 
Mission Statement
Florida Atlantic University is a public research university with multiple campuses along the southeast Florida coast serving a uniquely diverse community.  It promotes academic and personal development, discovery, and lifelong learning.  FAU fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive scientific and cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness.
 
Degrees Awarded 2012-2013
  Associates  Bachelors  Masters  Specialist  Doctoral-
Research
 Doctoral-
Professional
 Total  %
Arts & Letters  0 1,153.0 127  0  8  0  1,288.0  18.5%
Business  0  1,418.0  487  0  7  0  1,912.5  27.5%
Design & Social Inquiry   0  616.0  190  0  4  0  810.0  11.6%
Education   0  583.0  260  25  23  0  891.0  12.8%
Engineering & Computer Science  0  305.5  81  0  11  0  397.5  5.7%
Honors College   0  72.0  0  0  0  0  72.0  1.0%
Medicine  0 0.0 29 0 0 0 29.0 0.4%
Nursing   0  260.0  148  0  2  13  423.0  6.1%
Science  0  717.5  93  0  35  0  845.5  12.1%
Undecided  297  0.0  0  0  0  0  297.0  4.3%
Total   297  5,125.0  1,415  25  90  13  6,965.0  100%
     
Degree Programs                                                         
Bachelor's 61      
Master's 63                       
Specialist 3      
Doctoral-Research 20      
Doctoral-Professional 2            

       

         
         
Tuition & Fees per Credit Hour       Annual Tuition & Fees* *Based on
30 (UG)
and
24 (Grad)
credit hours
  Undergrad Graduate                 Undergrad Graduate
In-State $199.54 $369.82   $5,986.20 $8,875.68
Out-of-State $718.09 $1,024.81   $21,542.70 $24,595.44
           
 
Headcount Enrollment Fall 2013
  Full-time  Part-time  Total  %  
Freshman 3,932 343 4,275 13.9%  
Sophomore 2,755 680 3,435 11.1%  
Junior 4,182 2,872 7,054 22.9%  
Senior 4,453 4,601 9,054 29.4%  
2nd BA/BS 248 621 869 2.8%  
Total Undergrad 15,570 9,117 24,687 80.1%  
Master's 1,311 2,259 3,570 11.6%  
Specialist 15 44 59 0.2%  
Doctoral  332 459 791 2.6%  
Doc-Professional 199 51 250 0.8%  
Total Graduate 1,857 2,813 4,670 15.2%  
Unclassified 290 1,161 1,451 4.7%  
Total 17,717 13,091 30,808 100%  
           
Diversity Full-time Part-time Total
%  
American Indian 30 15 45 0.1%  
Asian  700 614 1,314 4.3%  
Black 2,979 2,569 5,548 18.0%  
Hispanic 4,062 3,075 7,137 23.2%  
Pacific Islander 26 17 43 0.1%  
White 8,631 6,192 14,823 48.1%  
Two or more races 578 268 846 2.7%  
International 485 188 673 2.2%  
Not reported 226 153 379 1.2%  
Total 17,717 13,091 30,808 100.0%  
           
Gender   Full-time Part-time Total %  
Female 9,730 7,876 17,606 57.1%  
Male 7,987 5,215 13,202 42.9%  
           
           
Top Ten Florida Counties, States and Countries by Residency
Florida Counties
  States     Countries (other than US)    
Broward   11,489   Florida     29,039   Haiti 411
Palm Beach  10,892   New York    223   Colombia  330
Miami-Dade  1,337   
New Jersey    210
  Jamaica  251
St. Lucie 551   Pennsylvania    84   Brazil  193
Hillsborough 472   Georgia    67   Peru   173
Orange  431   Texas    65   Venezuela  168
Martin 420   Virginia    61   Canada  137
Brevard  372   Connecticut    61   India  87
Duval  319   Illinois   56   United Kingdom   71
Lee  261   Maryland   54   China   67
                           

          

                             
 
 
Enrollment by Campus   All Enrolled Primary %
Boca Raton  25,959  24,718  67%
Davie 4,557 2,607  12%
Fort Lauderdale  275  249  1%
Jupiter  1,152  750  3%
Distance Learning  6,303  2,116  16%
Other  395  368  1%
       
       
Headcount Enrollment by College
  Undergrad Grad Prof Unclass Total %  
Arts & Letters  3,809  387  0  0  4,196  14%  
Business  5,947  1,200  0  0  7,147  23%  
Design & Social Inquiry  2,366  633  0  0  2,999  10%  
Education  3,019  917  0  0  3,936  13%  
Engineering & Computer Science  2,197  337  0  0  2,534  8%  
Honors College  314  0  0  0  314  1%  
Medicine  0 49 187  0 236  1%  
Nursing  1,246  489  63 0  1,798  6%  
Science  5,156  408  0  0  5,564  18%  
Unclassified  0  0  0 1,451 1,451 5%  
Undecided 633  0  0 0 633 2%  
Total  24,687  4,420 250  1,451  30,808  100%  
               
               
Top Degree Programs by Enrollment
Undergraduate   Graduate  
Biological Sciences 2,183       Business Administration     681
Psychology  1,285   Nursing       435
Criminal Justice  1,234   Educational Leadership      324
Elementary Education  1,225   Accounting      292
Accounting  1,114   Social Work      267
Exercise Science  943                   Public Administration      197
Economics 712   Medicine     187
Art Studies  559   Curriculum and Instruction     173
Nursing  544   Counselor Education     145
Social Work  512   Taxation     116
           
           
Admissions   Applied Admitted Enrolled   First-Time-In-College Scores Fall 2013   
First-Time-In-College 26,409  11,880  3,482                ACT 23  
Community College Transfers  6,565  4,108  2,598          SAT    
Other Undergraduate Transfers  5,010  2,120  1,012     Critical Reading  537  
Graduate  4,698  1,974  1,475     Math  538  
Professional  3,064  63  63     Writing  528  
Total  45,746  20,145  8,630     Composite  1603  
          High School GPA  3.5  
               
               
Average Age   Average Class Size      
First-Time-In-College 18   Undergraduate         
Undergraduate 24           Lecture 39                
Graduate 33                Lab  20      
Professional 30        Discussion  30      
Unclassified 27    Graduate        
           Lecture  13      
           Lab  9      
               
       
On-Campus Housing Female Male Total        Financial Aid    
Boca Raton  2,053  1,572  3,625               Grants   $57,659,941
Jupiter  123  94  217   Loans  $121,455,043
Total  2,176  1,666  3,842   Scholarships  $24,896,944
          Employment  $635,145
          Total   $204,647,073
       
Fall 2013 Student Credit Hours
(Fundable & Non-fundable)
     
Undergraduate  280,207          
Graduate  40,576          
Total  320,783          
             
 
eLearning Fully Online
Courses
Video-taped
classroom
sessions
Video-
conferencing
Mostly
Online
    
# Course Sections 917 213 72 62           
# Course Enrollments 24,673  1,072  603 2,244  
# Unduplicated Students  12,132  612  514 1,920  
           
           
Alumni          
United States 126,085   Florida 99,534  
International / Other 1,041        Broward 37,510  
Total  127,126        Palm Beach 36,681  
           Miami-Dade  5,224  
           St. Lucie  3,089  
           
           
Athletics
   
Men's Sports   Women's Sports    
Baseball   Basketball  
Basketball   Cheer  
Cross Country   Cross Country  
Football   Dance  
Golf   Golf  
Soccer   Soccer  
Swimming   Softball  
Tennis   Swimming  
    Tennis  
    Track & Field  
    Volleyball  
       
 
 
Personnel Faculty Adjuncts AMP Staff Total %  
Full-time 1,005  14  981 511  2,511  82%  
Part-Time  18  492  15  17  542  18%  
Total  1,023  506  996  528  3,053  100%  
               
American Indian  1  0  1  1  3  0.1%  
Asian  111  13  48  14  186 6%  
Black  52 42  175  118  387  13%  
Hispanic  77  32  99  59  267  9%  
White 751 407 654 328 2,140 70%  
International 27 11 14  1 53 2%  
Two or more races  4 1 5 6 16 1%  
               
Faculty Female Male Total        
Professor  73  190  263        
Associate Professor  114  166  280        
Assistant Professor  72  59  131        
Instructor  110  81  191        
Other  105  53 158        
Total  474  549  1,023        
               
               
       
Operating Budget 2012-13      Facilities # of
Buildings
Net
Assignable
Sq Feet
Acreage  
Educational & General $238,728,591   Boca Raton Campus  152  2,690,494 746   
Student Financial Aid $193,986,305   Broward Campuses  11  461,298  48  
Contracts & Grants $64,748,439                  Northern Campuses  83  512,832  323  
Auxiliary Enterprises $107,309,457   Other Locations  7  41,216  335  
Student Government $9,940,647   Total   253  3,705,840  1,452  
Athletics $22,969,903            
Concession Fund $480,250            
Total $638,163,592            
               
               
FAU Administration   Board of Trustees  
Interim President Dennis Crudele   Anthony Barbar, Chair    
Acting Provost & Chief Academic Officer Gary Perry   Thomas Workman, Vice Chair    
Sr VP for Student Affairs Charles Brown              David Feder    
Director of Athletics Patrick Chun   Jeffrey Feingold    
Acting VP for  Community Engagement Joanne Davis                 Daniel Cane    
VP Facilities, University Architect Thomas Donaudy   Ronald Nyhan    
VP for Executive Operations, Chief of Staff Stacy Volnick   Mary Beth McDonald    
General Counsel David Kian   Abdol Moabery    
Interim VP of Research John Newcomer   Peter Amirato    
Acting Sr VP for Financial Affairs Dorothy Russell    Robert Rubin    
      Robert Stilley    
      Paul Tanner    
      Julius "Butch" Teske    
           
           
Revised:  January 2014        

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