Please refer to our general timeline below for information regarding how to prepare for entrance into Florida Atlantic University, starting with your freshman year of high school.
9th grade Build strong academic, language, mathematics and critical thinking skills by taking challenging courses. Study hard and get excellent grades. Strengthen your vocabulary by increasing your reading. Become involved in co-curricular activities. Meet your high school guidance counselor and discuss your plans for the next four years. Browse through college literature or surf the Web to get an idea of what kinds of schools may be of interest to you. Check out what high school courses colleges require for admission. Know NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) requirements if you want to play sports in college. Keep an academic portfolio, co-curricular and volunteer work record. Research career possibilities. Begin saving money for college.
Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. A decision is generally rendered within 6 to 8 weeks after the applicant's file is considered complete . The Office of Admissions will notify you by mail of your admission decision. Correspondence will be sent to your permanent address on file. Applicants may also check their status online. www.fau.edu/admissions/appstatus.php
Your email address will be used as the primary method of communication during the admission process. Please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org with updates to your email or mailing address.