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Why Fau?
ֱ offers an authentic, diverse, and inclusive education that prepares you for success in a rapidly changing world. Through cutting-edge research we tackle some of humanity’s most challenging problems, addressing issues that impact Florida, our nation and beyond.

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Academics

With more than 170 degree programs to choose from, you’ll embark on a transformative education rooted in the belief that creativity and dedication fuel academic excellence. Dedicated faculty and innovative programming create opportunities to dive into high-quality research, scholarship and creative experiences from the moment you step onto campus.

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Location

Our six campuses cover 110 miles of beautiful coastline with our Boca Raton campus just 1.8 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. But we’re more than a tropical paradise – ֱ’s strategic relationships across South Florida’s business landscape connects you with resume-building work experience.

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Diversity

Ask our students to describe ֱ in a few words and you’ll get a common answer – diverse. So, it makes sense we are the most diverse public university in the state. You’ll interact with people from varying life experiences and cultural viewpoints – an experience we believe is vital to your success in a global economy.

#1
Most Diverse Public University in Florida
Hispanic-Serving Institution
#36
For Social Mobility
U.S. News & World Report
55%
Ethnic Minority Enrollment


Career Outcomes
One of the most affordable tuition rates in Florida and an above average starting salary means you’ll start your career with less debt and an increased probability for success. Award-winning advising and career services sets you up with the necessary skills to turn your dreams into a reality.
Recent Career Outcomes

Automotive
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
Hospitality/Travel
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Delta Airline
Technology
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Apple
  • Google
  • FPL/Next Era
Finance
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Max Planck Society of Advancement
Healthcare
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Max Planck Society of Advancement
Government
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
Sports
  • Miami Heat
  • Florida Panthers
Education
  • Palm Beach County School District
  • Broward County School District
  • Miami Dade School District