Prospective Graduate Students
At Florida Atlantic University, success is measured by each student who earns a degree and by each researcher who makes a discovery. Since opening its doors in 1964, FAU has pushed the boundaries of higher education by building a rich tradition as a teaching university. In addition, FAU is now earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security. With over one-hundred graduate degree and graduate certificate programs, the opportunities for higher learning are unlimited, which is why some six-thousand American and international students have chosen FAU for their graduate studies.
Temporary GRE/GMAT Waiver (with exceptions):
In light of COVID-19, and the additional challenges the pandemic is posing for applicants to graduate programs, the Florida Atlantic University’s Graduate College will waive the GRE and GMAT scores for all applicants seeking entry to graduate programs up to and including the entry term of Fall 2021.
The following programs are an exception to the standardized test score waiver and still DO REQUIRE GRE or GMAT:
|Arts and Letters||Public Administration||Ph.D.|
|Arts and Letters||Public Administration||M.P.A.|
|Arts and Letters||*Sociology||M.A.|
|Business||*Accounting Forensic (Online)||M.AC.|
|Business||Business Administration (Flexible, Executive)||Ph.D.|
|Business||*Business Administration (Flexible)||M.B.A.|
|Business||*Data Science & Analytics||M.S.|
|Business||*Information Technology & Management||M.S./ Combined B.B.A., B.S./M.S./M.I.S.|
|Education||Counselor Education (Clinical Mental Health)||M.Ed.|
|Education||Counselor Education (Clinical Rehab)||M.Ed.|
|Education||Counselor Education (School)||M.Ed.|
|Education||Exceptional Student Education||M.Ed.|
|Education||Social Foundations of Education (Multicultural Education)||M.Ed.|
*Admissions Committee may consider exceptions
Learn More About FAU Graduate Programs
Graduate Degree Programs
An overview of the master's, doctoral, and specialist degree programs offered at FAU. We are confident we offer the program that will best fulfill your graduate educational goals and aspirations.
The Graduate College offers monthly information sessions to give you an opportunity to learn more about FAU's many graduate programs. These sessions provide information about the admissions process, along with helpful tips from the testing center, financial aid, and student health services. Graduate information sessions are held on select Thursdays at 5:00 p.m.
Take a tour of FAU from the comfort of your home or schedule a personal appointment with the Graduate College's recruitment coordinator.
Information Request Form
Complete an information request form to be contacted by a member of the Graduate College Team.
Graduate College Brochure
View the Graduate College brochure, which provides an overview of the University, graduate education, the services provided by the Graduate College, and more
Financing Your Graduate Education
FAU offers quality education at a reasonable rate. Our tuition and fees compare favorably with other state of Florida schools. Many of our degree programs offer assistantships to graduate students - be sure to indicate your interest in assistantships during the application process. FAU's Office of Student Financial Aid is a good resource to learn more about the types of financial aid available to graduate students . Lastly, the Graduate College awards several fellowships to graduate students on an annual basis.
Bright Futures Scholars, Jump Start Your Graduate School Education
Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) and Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) earning a baccalaureate degree in seven semesters or fewer (or the equivalent in credit hours) may receive funding for one term of graduate study, not to exceed 15 semester hours, paid at the undergraduate rate. For more information, visit FAU's Financial Aid Contact page here .
Graduate Student Life
FAU offers a rich experience beyond the classroom and lab. The Boca Raton Student Union is getting a major overhaul to make it one of the most exciting stops campus. One of the university's latest expansion projects, Innovation Village , offers housing specifically for graduate students, and is the home of the Stadium. The latest housing project is underway on both the Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses. Living Room Theaters , affiliated with FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, offers an all-digital theater experience in an intimate setting and features independent films and limited exclusive releases at affordable prices.
The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) , part of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, actively promotes the interests of graduate students by providing academic resources, social programming, and networking opportunities. In addition to the GPSA, the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management also oversees a number of other departments of interest to graduate students: Career Development , International Student and Scholar Services , and Multicultural Affairs , to name a few.
Graduate Life ResourcesGraduate & Professional Student Association
International Students and Scholar Services
Living Room Theatres
Student Health Services