More than 1,000 accomplished scholars and researchers known for their excellence in teaching and mentoring.
More than 170 degree programs through 10 colleges:
- Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
- College of Business
- College for Design and Social Inquiry
- College of Education
- College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Graduate College
- Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
- Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
- Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
- Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
More than 149,412 living alumni, including:
FAU's first and largest campus ; about 80 percent of FAU's 30,000 students take classes here. Located just three miles from the beach, the campus features housing for nearly 4,000 students, new athletic and recreational facilities, art galleries, café/movie theater complex and more.
FAU's second-largest campus with more than 5,000 students. FAU Davie offers coursework in 30 degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Design and Social Inquiry, Education, Nursing and Science.
The Dania Beach facility, also known as SeaTech, is home to ocean engineering research and technology development. SeaTech builds on five decades of execellence at FAU, where the nation's first ocean engineering degree program was introduced in 1965.
Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this campus provides a "real life" urban laboratory for students pursuing a degree in architecture. This campus also is the location for the College of Business' Executive Master of Accounting program and MetroLab, a collaborative exhibition and event space that facilitates FAU's engagement with the community
Located in Fort Pierce, this site is dedicated to exploring the world's oceans and integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind.
This campus in Jupiter offers more than 1,500 students coursework in programs from the colleges Arts and Letters, Design and Social Inquiry, Education, and Science. It is also home to the Harriet J. Wilkes Honors College as high-tech facilities for two of the world's leading research organizations, Scripps Florida and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience.
|Other (HBOI, Pine Jog)||176|
|Black or African American||5,816||19.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino||7,585||24.8%|
|Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian||34||0.1%|
|Two or more races||1,070||3.5%|
|Black or African American||418|
|Hispanic or Latino||358|
|Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian||1|
|Two or more races||30|
|Arts & Letters||1,196||16%|
|Engineering & Computer Science||470||6.3%|
|Business Administration and Management, General||3,718|
|Biological Sciences, General||2,467|
|Criminal Justice/Safety Studies||1,117|
|Exer. Sci. and Kinesiology||1,046|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences||704|
FAU's expanding research portfolio - including biomedicine, biotechnology, ocean engineering and coastline security - has earned the University the "High Research Activity" designation from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
FAU brings in millions of dollars in research funding from state, federal and private sources including the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
More than 65 percent of FAU students receive some form of financial aid. In 2015-16, more than $207 million was awarded to students through scholarships, grants, loans and work study.
The Owls athletic teams are in NCAA Divsion I-A (FBS) and are members of Conference USA. FAU's athletic department includes 21 intercollegiate teams featuring 450 student-athletes competing in the follow sports: