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Why Fau?
Florida Atlantic University offers an authentic, diverse, and inclusive education that prepares you for success in a rapidly changing world. Through cutting-edge research we tackle some of humanity’s most challenging problems, addressing issues that impact Florida, our nation and beyond.

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With more than 170 degree programs to choose from, you’ll embark on a transformative education rooted in the belief that creativity and dedication fuel academic excellence. Dedicated faculty and innovative programming create opportunities to dive into high-quality research, scholarship and creative experiences from the moment you step onto campus.

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Our six campuses cover 110 miles of beautiful coastline with our Boca Raton campus just 1.8 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. But we’re more than a tropical paradise – FAU’s strategic relationships across South Florida’s business landscape connects you with resume-building work experience.

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Ask our students to describe FAU in a few words and you’ll get a common answer – diverse. So, it makes sense we are the most diverse public university in the state. You’ll interact with people from varying life experiences and cultural viewpoints – an experience we believe is vital to your success in a global economy.

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Career Outcomes
One of the most affordable tuition rates in Florida and an above average starting salary means you’ll start your career with less debt and an increased probability for success. Award-winning advising and career services sets you up with the necessary skills to turn your dreams into a reality.
Recent Career Outcomes

  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Delta Airline
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Apple
  • Google
  • FPL/Next Era
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Max Planck Society of Advancement
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Max Planck Society of Advancement
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Miami Heat
  • Florida Panthers
  • Palm Beach County School District
  • Broward County School District
  • Miami Dade School District