3No. of Programs
History, Affiliation & Ranking
Formed as the fifth Public University ever to be set up, Florida Atlantic University was set up in 1961, offering its services as a student-centric academic institution. FAU has been recognised for the academic excellence displayed by its graduates. Over the years, the Florida Atlantic University was able to be ranked as one of the most diverse public universities in the state of Florida. The US News and World Report has ranked Florida Atlantic University as one of the top public universities.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Florida Atlantic University offers over 30,000 students opportunities to build successful careers through the various undergraduate and graduate courses on offer. FAU offers over 170 degrees at undergraduate and graduate levels in different disciplines such as Arts, Science, Engineering, Business, Education, Medicine, Nursing, Design, etc. Florida Atlantic University has ensured that they keep the classroom sizes small, with a current student to teacher ratio of 21:1. FAU aims to train and guide the students through a research oriented curriculum, which opens up opportunities for the students to partner with world-renowned researchers. FAU has been recognised as one of the Doctoral-level undergraduate research institute.
Accomplishments & Alumni
At Florida Atlantic University, honoring researchers and distinguished alumni from the different FAU schools and colleges is tradition that is followed instinctively. Florida Atlantic University has been able to produce over 1,77,000 alumni. Among these, many have been able to significantly contribute to their respective fields and disciplines. FAU has been able to gain a national recognition over the years for the student outcomes, which can be witnessed through the contributions of its alumni. Through its research-oriented approach to education and academic fervency, various ranking institutions have tagged FAU as one of the best colleges in the region.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Being a research-oriented institution, Florida Atlantic University offers a friendly and welcome environment for ardent prospective researchers. Through its unique curriculum, FAU has been able to enrol students from 180 countries. Florida Atlantic University was honoured with the recognition of being one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in the nation. Students from across the globe have been able to select courses under one of the 7 campuses. The Alumni of FAU have been able to find a career path in companies such as the White House, Motorola, eBay, Boeing, among many other top organisations.
Following are the important decisions taken by the Florida Atlantic University amidst COVID-19 pandemic:
Most of the classes will be conducted in full remote mode especially the graduate courses unless otherwise approved.
The in-person classes will be offered with 25% capacity in the classroom with social distancing and safety measures.
The on-campus housing facilities will continue to be offered at FAU.
Specific protocols have been defined for students residing in the residence facilities. Special arrangements have been made for isolation and quarantine. Food and other services are being offered with utmost care.
A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available for international applicants from India at Florida Atlantic University. Students enrolled for undergraduate degree programme are eligible to receive the following scholarship:
Depan International Freshman Student Scholarship
It is offered to students who have shown outstanding academic achievement and submitted proof of English proficiency.
Value: $2,000 per annum (total $8,000 for upto 4 years)
Candidates must be admitted into a degree-seeking course.
Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Must show evidence of community service or high school involvement.
How to Apply?
Depan International Freshman Student Scholarship is available for Spring and Fall terms only. A limited number of scholarships are available under this category and it is highly competitive.
Applicants must apply for the degree programme based on which they will be considered for scholarship. Various factors like grades, test scores, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities etc. is considered to award the scholarship.
Candidates must complete the admission application form and submit it before the deadline to be considered for scholarship.
Students pursuing postgraduate study at Florida Atlantic University have the following options to fund their education. However, candidates must note that these financial aid options are only available to students via their respective colleges or departments.
Assistantships are specific to various departments and colleges, and made available based on needs. Information about these assistantships can be obtained from the Facebook page of Graduate College or the Employment Opportunities page of the Human Resource Centre of FAU.
International students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week, during the Fall and Spring session, in these assistantships. As a compensation, the university provides a waiver on the tuition fees.
It is offered to postgraduate students who can demonstrate their contribution towards increasing the diversity of the student body. The fellowship is subjective and requires submission of a Personal Statement, Resume and Faculty Recommendations.
The students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in the summer semester in a master’s degree-seeking programme.
Must have completed a minimum of 9 hours of coursework relevant to their degree and have at least 12 credit hours remaining in their programme.
Graduate Fellowship for Academic Excellence
It is offered to students who achieve excellence in the postgraduate course of studies at the Florida Atlantic University.
The student must be enrolled in a full-time degree-seeking programme.
Must have completed at least 1 semester in a postgraduate programme.
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.50
Candidates can also contact their respective colleges or the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information regarding Assistantships and Fellowships available at Florida Atlantic University.
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