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#681 Overall Influence #1363 Desirability Rank

Florida Atlantic University

University in Boca Raton, Florida

From Wikipedia

Florida Atlantic University is a public research 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

25,300

Acceptance

75%

Graduation Rate

56%

Median SAT Score

1160

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$2,522

Fees (in-state)

$2,357

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

26K

Under-Grads

23K

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

#453 World Rank
Medical
#555 World Rank
Education
#626 World Rank
Biology
#393 World Rank
Computer Science
#639 World Rank
Business
#286 World Rank
Psychology
#642 World Rank
Engineering
#507 World Rank
Political Science
#930 World Rank
Literature
#670 World Rank
Mathematics
#619 World Rank
History
#669 World Rank
Physics
#765 World Rank
Philosophy
#665 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1024 World Rank
Chemistry
#794 World Rank
Communications
#808 World Rank
Economics
#312 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#586 World Rank
Sociology
#738 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#746 World Rank
Nursing
#1156 World Rank
Anthropology
#1540 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#858 World 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 Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science

Barry Silver

American politician

Nicole Myers

American softball player

Joe Knetsch

American historian

Mary Brandenburg

American politician

Catherine Hickland

Catherine Hickland

American actress

William J Burk

Researcher

Everett Stern

American whistleblower

Robert Orr

American businessman

Wayne Crawford

American actor

Michael Crotta

American baseball player

Tim Harikkala

Tim Harikkala

American baseball player

Jason Mercier

Jason Mercier

American poker player