Graduate Program Rankings and Awards

U.S. News and World Report

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is ranked for its Doctor of Nursing program and for its Master of Science Nursing program by the ' U.S. News & World Report ' 2018 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook. Read more .

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, College of Education, and College of Business join prestigious universities and institutions across the country in the latest national rankings for the “Best Online Graduate Programs” for education, business, and nursing by the  U.S. News & World Report .

US News and World Report Best Online Master's Programs recently ranked FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing 43rd in the nation (tied with Florida State), as the highest ranking of any College of Nursing in the state of Florida.

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing was also ranked 17th by US News and World Report in the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans - making the college the top online graduate nursing program in Florida for veterans.

The College of Education Rehabilitation Counseling program was ranked number 24th by  U.S. News & World Report for 2015, as a top specialty program in the nation.


Bloomberg Businessweek

Florida Atlantic University’s part-time MBA is the top-ranked program in South Florida and 27th among public universities in the nation, according to rankings released by Bloomberg Businessweek.


SportBusiness International

The FAU MBA in Sport Management program ranked 3rd in the World, 3rd in the USA and 1st in Florida by SportBusiness International, which released its 2016 rankings for Top Sport Management Programs in the World and North America.

FAU ranked among the top 50 online graduate schools based on ratings and reviews posted on by more than 25,000 enrollees in over 600 different online programs.

FAU's College of Education online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program was ranked as one of the "25 Best Online Master in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Programs".



FAU's Master of Urban and Regional Planning program was ranked 7th in the Southeastern U.S. by Planetizen Guide to Graduate Planning Programs.