Florida Atlantic University
#620 Overall Influence#1363 Desirability Rank

Florida Atlantic University

University in Boca Raton, Florida

From Wikipedia

Florida Atlantic University is a public university with its main campus in Boca Raton, Florida and satellite campuses in Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, and Fort Pierce. FAU belongs to the 12-campus State University System of Florida and serves South Florida, which has more than five million people and spans more than 100 miles of coastline. Florida Atlantic University is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". The university offers more than 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs within its 10 colleges.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

17,120

Acceptance

59%

Graduation Rate

50%

Median SAT Score

1160

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$2,522

Fees (in-state)

$2,309

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,300

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

22K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339, Boca Raton FL 33431-0991

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

26 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

What is Florida Atlantic University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#150 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Nursing
#312 World Rank #135 USA Rank
Computer Science
#495 World Rank #187 USA Rank
Engineering
#276 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Communications
#389 World Rank #225 USA Rank
Social Work
#462 World Rank #237 USA Rank
Psychology
#482 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#622 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Philosophy
#330 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#569 World Rank #244 USA Rank
Biology
#698 World Rank #245 USA Rank
Mathematics
#395 World Rank #252 USA Rank
Business
#612 World Rank #300 USA Rank
Political Science
#641 World Rank #303 USA Rank
Education
#938 World Rank #311 USA Rank
Economics
#760 World Rank #325 USA Rank
Medical
#1194 World Rank #413 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1141 World Rank #461 USA Rank
Sociology
#1349 World Rank #524 USA Rank
Literature
#1119 World Rank #612 USA Rank
History
#2305 World Rank #640 USA Rank
Physics
#2992 World Rank #1075 USA Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#1004 World Rank #496 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Florida Atlantic University's Most influential alumni?

Florida Atlantic University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Communications, and Computer Science. Florida Atlantic University’s most academically influential people include Phil Zimmermann, Albert Mohler, and Christopher McKay.

Phil Zimmermann
Phil Zimmermann

Creator of Pretty Good Privacy

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Albert Mohler
Albert Mohler

American theologian

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Christopher McKay
Christopher McKay

American planetary scientist

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Arthur C. Brooks
Arthur C. Brooks

American policy analyst and musician

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Steven Swanson
Steven Swanson

American engineer and a NASA astronaut

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Judith Ortiz Cofer
Judith Ortiz Cofer

Puerto Rican writer

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Wilson G. Bradshaw

American academic administrator

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Lois Pope

Philanthropist

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Carrot Top
Carrot Top

American stand-up comedian

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Louise Gopher

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Eduardo J. Padrón
Eduardo J. Padrón

American academic

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Ken Jenne
Ken Jenne

American lawyer

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