Florida Atlantic University at Jupiter

FAU Jupiter Campus

Located in Jupiter's Downtown Abacoa community, Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus opened in the fall of 1999. The campus presently enrolls more than 1,300 students and offers a wide variety of upper-division and graduate courses from five of the University’s ten colleges.

The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, a four-year residential liberal arts and sciences college for high achieving undergraduates, is located here. Other distinctive features of the campus include a thriving Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Jupiter Life Science Initiative and FAU Brain Institute. The campus is also the site of research facilities for both Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute.

FAU Jupiter is one of the nation's best buys in higher education. It offers first rate facilities and academic offerings and low state tuition. Students here enjoy the resources of a large research university and the advantages of a small campus setting.


Quick Facts

  • 1,300+


  • 51%

    Full Time Students

  • 49%

    Part Time Students

  • 25

    Average Undergraduate Age

  • 34

    Average Graduate Age

  • 217

    Residential Students

 Last Modified 4/9/18