For the 2022 entering class January 14 is the priority date to apply, and be considered for Merit Scholarships.
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Students may now apply to Florida Atlantic University using the Common Application. The Common App allows students to apply to multiple colleges at once, helping to simplify the application process.
Students should submit only one application to FAU, either through apply.fau.edu or commonapp.org.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the Common App.
Admissions decisions for first-year students begin October 1. Please allow 4-6 weeks from the date you completed your application to receive your admissions decision.
Please Note: An application to the university is considered complete upon the receipt and processing of the online application and fee, SAT/ACT scores, and a completed and linked SSAR, in order to receive an admissions decision.
For Admitted Students Only: Please submit all of your official SAT scores through www.collegeboard.com [School Code: 5229] or (866) 630-9305. Please submit all of your official ACT scores through www.act.org [School Code: 0729] or (319) 337-1313.
Students may check their application status at appstatus.fau.edu.
First time incoming international students should have their high school records including courses/subjects and grades completed during the course of entire high school career and exam results like CXC/GCSES, etc. evaluated by an evaluation agency. Evaluation process is required from all students who are not educated in U.S. based curriculum or IB curriculum. The evaluation must be course-by-course show overall U.S. grade point average (GPA) and separately calculated Mathematics only GPA. A list of evaluation service members may be found at NACES accredited evaluation website.
Once you graduate from high school, please request that your counselor upload your final official transcript to your Common App application file.
Please note, we do not accept documents e-mailed from students. Those are considered unofficial and will not be reviewed.
Alternatively, mail your transcripts via post to:
Florida Atlantic UniversityOffice of Undergraduate Admissions777 Glades Road - SU 80P.O. Box 3091Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Students should apply by January 14, 2022 to be considered for merit-based scholarships. For information on scholarships, please visit our scholarships page.