FAU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at FAU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit FAU Disability Services.
FAU for the Military
While not a "service academy", FAU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit FAU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our FAU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Florida Atlantic University
FAU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Florida Atlantic University
FAU has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 25,402 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 16,252 (64.0%). Part-time attendance was 9,150 (36.0%).
Florida Atlantic University is Ranked #261 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, FAU receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank FAU #261 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Florida Atlantic University Competes in the NCAA
FAU has a total of 463 student athletes, 267 men and 196 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Florida Atlantic University Athletics