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777 Glades Road
SU 80, Room 101
Boca Raton, FL, 33431
(T) 561.297.3624
(F) 561.297.1212

Admissions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Graduate College provides guidance and information to students to assist them in complying with admissions and enrollment management requirements. However, the final responsibility to comply with academic regulations and to be familiar with the information contained in the university catalog rests with the student.

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1. What is FAU’s code for standardized tests (GRE, TOEFL, and GMAT)?

2. Do all programs require the GRE or GMAT?

3. How long are test scores valid for admission at FAU?

4. What are the other admission requirements?

5. How do I apply to one of FAU's graduate programs?

6. Can I complete part of the online application and finish it later?

7. I have a degree from outside the United States. What should I do?

8. Can I apply to more than one graduate degree program?

9. How do I send my transcripts?

10. Do I need to send my transcripts from every school I have attended?

11. Does FAU accept unofficial transcripts?

12. How will I be notified of an admissions decision?

13. Where do I get an I-20 form?

14. Where can I get more information about military benefits?

15. Where can I get information about graduate housing?

Admitted Students

16. I have been admitted into a graduate program, what should I do next?

17. Is there a new student orientation? Is it mandatory?

18. How do I get my NET ID and password for MyFAU?

19. What is a “Z” number?

20. How do I establish in-state Florida Residency as a graduate student?

21. Are there Graduate Assistantships and Tutions Waivers available to graduate students?

My question is not answered - What should I do?

If you have any additional questions feel free to contact the Graduate College by telephone at 561-297-3624 and by email at graduatecollege@fau.edu.

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 Last Modified 12/2/21