Florida Atlantic University Graduate Schools

Florida Atlantic University (referred to as FAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boca Raton, FL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University is $6,693 for Florida residents and $17,921 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,772 including undergraduate students.

Florida Atlantic University Graduate School Overview

Florida Atlantic University (referred to as FAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boca Raton, FL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Florida Atlantic University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1967 - Current).
Florida Atlantic UniversityDirectory Information
School NameFlorida Atlantic University (referred to as FAU)
Address777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Phone561-297-3000
Webhttps://www.fau.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.fau.edu/admissions/Apply_Online.php
Financial Infohttps://www.fau.edu/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University is $6,693 for Florida residents and $17,921 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,396 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 29,772 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 108 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
FAU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,921
$6,693 for Florida Residents
Student Population5,396
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs108 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University is $6,693 for Florida residents and $17,921 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $372 for Florida residents and $1,027 for out-of-state students. Florida Atlantic University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
FAU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$6,693
Out-of-State$17,921
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$372
Out-of-State$1,027
Florida Atlantic University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Florida Atlantic University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at FAU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Florida Atlantic University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Atlantic University is $6,693 for Florida residents and $17,921 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.20% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Florida Atlantic University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$5,467$1,190$16,695$1,751
2016-2017$5,467$1,190$16,695$1,751
2017-2018$5,467$1,190$16,695$1,751
2018-2019$5,467$1,190$16,695$1,751
2019-2020$5,467$1,226$16,695$1,787
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $20,410 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Florida Atlantic University. On-campus living costs are increased by 6.24% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,176. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.03% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Florida Atlantic University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$11,748$4,436$10,650$5,620
2016-2017$12,006$4,488$11,364$5,718
2017-2018$11,906$5,414$11,466$6,516
2018-2019$11,896$6,300$11,434$7,416
2019-2020$11,950$7,382$11,716$8,460
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $372 for Florida residents and $1,027 for other students at Florida Atlantic University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.20% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Florida Atlantic University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$370$1,025
2016-2017$370$1,025
2017-2018$370$1,025
2018-2019$370$1,025
2019-2020$372$1,027
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $31,634 for Florida residents and $67,776 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Florida Atlantic University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Florida Atlantic University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$28,111$3,523$62,532$5,244

Graduate Programs at FAU

Florida Atlantic University offers 114 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,848 students have completed their study at Florida Atlantic University.
Offered Degrees at Florida Atlantic University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree72131,574
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship201120
Doctor's degree - other3084
Post Bachelor's Degree16258
Post Master's Degree3012
Total114161,848

Florida Atlantic University offers 114 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,848 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,574 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 84 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 58 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 9 completers-
Environmental Science9-
Architecture [+] 10 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning10-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication and Media Studies (other)6-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (3 completers) 41 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences38-
Artificial Intelligence0-
Information Technology3-
Education [+] (8 completers) 178 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction24$49,300
Educational Leadership and Administration96$53,200
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education5-
Special Education and Teaching17-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services18$46,600
Elementary Education and Teaching8-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Art Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 91 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Civil Engineering15-
Computer Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Mechanical Engineering18-
Ocean Engineering14-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures1-
Linguistics8-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
English Language And Literature [+] 19 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 68 completers$27,000
Biology/Biological Sciences35$27,000
Biomedical Sciences29-
Biotechnology4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics12-
Applied Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 22 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science22-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)11-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology14-
Educational Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 33 completers$39,000
0$39,000
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration33-
Human Services [+] 24 completers-
0-
Public Administration24$49,400
Social Work0$41,800
Social Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology12-
Economics15-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government12-
Sociology8-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 15 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Fine/Studio Arts6-
Music7-
Music Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 389 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management118$56,300
Clinical/Medical Social Work110-
Health/Medical Physics3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse135$84,900
Business [+] (8 completers) 550 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management255$56,400
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management19-
Accounting194$60,300
Finance19-
Management Information Systems24-
Taxation39$69,600
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total1,574
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 43 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Engineering [+] 12 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Ocean Engineering2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)4-
Physical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)2-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology6-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology1-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
0-
Public Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science9-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management9-
Total120
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 84 completers-
Medicine64-
Clinical/Medical Social Work0-
Nursing Practice20-
Total84
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Women's Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences21-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Ocean Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Language Interpretation and Translation1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics7-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
0-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Management Science1-
Insurance1-
Total58
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Total12

Graduate Student Population at FAU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,396 students enrolled into Florida Atlantic University graduate schools where it has total 29,772 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,126 full-time and 3,270 part-time students. By gender, 2,105 male and 3,291 female students are attending Florida Atlantic University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Florida Atlantic University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Florida Atlantic University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,3962,1053,291
Full-time2,1268671,259
Part-tme3,2701,2382,032
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Florida Atlantic University.
There are 2,609 White (48.35%), 909 Black/African American (16.85%), 1,050 Hispanic (19.46%), 245 Asian (4.54%), and 583 students with other races. 391 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Florida Atlantic University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,3962,1053,291
American Indian/Native American743
Asian24593152
Black/African American909256653
Hispanic1,050381669
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White2,6091,0721,537
Two More16763104
Un-Known1697
Non-resident Alien391226165
Florida Atlantic University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,377 graduate students (25.52% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,007 graduate students (18.66% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Florida Atlantic University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Florida Atlantic University
Number of Students
Total5,396
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,377
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,007
Not in Online Courses3,012

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