Who should apply as a Freshman?

  • High school seniors applying for admission immediately following graduation
  • High school graduates who have not earned more than 12 college credits after graduation

How to apply

Follow these steps and you will be on your way to completing your FAU application:


There are two ways to apply
Submit your application via the Common App
Spring applicants should utilize the FAU application



Pay the non-refundable $30 application fee




Complete and submit your Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR). If you have already graduated from high school and are applying to FAU as a first-year student, please do not submit the SSAR. Instead, please ensure that your high school sends us your transcript. 


Self-report your official SAT [code: 5229], ACT [code: 0729] or CLT scores via your application status portal. *Nursing applicants must submit offical test scores.



Application Deadlines

Priority Fall/Summer Fall Spring Summer
November 1 April 1 September 15 April 1


Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. Applicants who are not offered admission may appeal the admissions decision.