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partnerships
FAU Faculty Collaborate with Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Germany-based Max Planck Society
c-usa champions
FAU Softball Won the 2018 Conference USA Regular-Season Championship, its Second Title in Three Years
undergraduate research
FAU Recognized for Developing Exemplary Programs that Provide High-Quality Research, Scholarship and Creative Experiences
elite nursing
FAU’s Online Graduate Nursing Program is No. 1 in Florida
top rankings
FAU’s Colleges of Business and Education Receive U.S. News & World Report Accolades
ethnically diverse
Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education
national rating
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Receives Top Rating from Inside Honors
rising research
FAU had $62 Million in Research Expenditures in Fiscal Year 2018
ocean innovators
HBOI Globally-Minded Scientists Work with National Institutions such as NASA and the U.S. Navy

Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing
Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV rese... more

FAU High Team Named Academic Challenge Champions
FAU High Team Named Academic Challenge Champions

A team of Florida Atlantic University High School students were recently named Division III state champions in the State Commissioner’s Academic Cha... more

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory
Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzhei... more

Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships
Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievem... more

Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition
Life-Metrics Mobile App Wins FAU's Business Plan Competition

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app created by Wilkes Honors College student David Gorski, won first place and $12,000 in prize money at the... more

 
colleges

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
College of Business
College for Design and Social Inquiry
College of Education
College of Engineering and Computer Science
The Graduate College
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Ashley Kash
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Ashley is studying psychology with a minor in sociology. Her advice to students is to enjoy your time at FAU as much as you can and try to get involved. more

Jeron Bornstein
College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jeron is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is a member of Elite Owls and the Owls Racing Formula SAE Team. His advice to students is "Be willing to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, and then focus on your weaknesses." more

Bailey Hamm '13
Instructional Designer, Southwest Airlines University

As an Instructional Designer, Hamm designs and develops training solutions for Southwest Airlines University. Her advice to students is to take advantage of all experiences FAU has to offer and make FAU home! more

FACULTY
Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
College for Design and Social Inquiry

Dr. Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use. more

campus locations

FAU Boca Raton

More than 70 percent of FAU’s 30,000+ students take classes at FAU’s first and largest campus, located less than two miles from the Atlantic Ocean.

FAU SeaTech

Home to the nation's first ocean engineering program, this campus boasts a team of world-class faculty members, engineers, technicians and students.

FAU Davie

Nearly 5,500 students take classes at FAU’s second-largest campus: you’ll find coursework spanning 30 degree programs.

FAU Fort Lauderdale

Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the campus provides a "real life" urban laboratory for students pursuing an accredited degree in architecture and is the location for the College of Business' Executive Master of Accounting program. The campus also is home to MetroLab, a collaborative exhibition and event space for FAU's engagement with the community.

FAU Harbor Branch

This world-renowned research facility is dedicated to exploring the world’s oceans and integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind.

FAU Jupiter

The Jupiter campus is the nation’s newest hub for the life sciences and home to both the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the FAU Brain Institute.

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