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An average acceptance rate of 60% makes Florida Atlantic University admissions moderately difficult. The applications for various courses are reviewed based on the standardized test scores, personal statement, and performance in academics and extracurricular activities.
The quality of the personal essay and admission interview plays a key role in deciding the chances of admission. Here are few keep points related to Florida Atlantic University admissions:
|Application Portal||UG: Florida Atlantic University Application Portal; Common App: Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College only|
PG: Respective Course page
|Application Fee||UG: 35 USD|
PG: 30 – 35 USD
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|Florida Atlantic University SAT Requirements||1040–1240|
|Florida Atlantic University ACT Requirements||21–27|
|Intake Seasons||Summer and Fall|
|Interview Requirements||Depends on course requirements|
|Work Experience||Essential for MBA and LLM aspirants (at least 2 years)|
|Financial Aid||Available for both international and domestic students|
Given below are the application deadlines for undergraduate courses.
|Type of Admission||Summer||Fall||Spring|
|Freshman||February 15||April 15||June 15|
|Freshman Priority||February 15||February 15||January 15|
|Freshman Early||–||May 1||–|
|Transfer||April 15||July 1||November 1|
|Second Bachelors||April 15||July 1||November 1|
|Returning FAU Students||April 15||July 1||November 1|
|International||February 15||April 1||October 1|
The application deadlines for the graduate programs differ from course to course. Thus, applicants are recommended to visit the relevant course page fo information.
FAU is home to more than 30,000 students hailing from nearly 180 countries. The admission requirements for international students vary slightly from that of domestic students as they need to meet certain additional requirements, such as:
International freshmen students are required to submit academic transcripts in the native language along with English-translated transcripts. In addition to this, the applicants are required to submit valid ACT/SAT scores
The transfer and 2nd bachelor students need to get their coursework assessed by an evaluation centre recognised by NACES.
|English Language Test||Minimum Scores|
International students need to send immigration-related documents to the International Students and Scholar Services office, which includes:
FAU gives an option for students to choose between over 170-degree programs. The admission requirements for undergraduate courses have been discussed in this section.
Application Portal: Completed application is to be submitted through 'Florida Atlantic University Application Portal'.
Application Fee: 30 USD
Academic Requirements: It comprises of GPA and submission of rSAT and ACT test scores. Given below is the student profile of the middle 50% admitted freshmen:
Supporting Documents: Applicants need not appear for an interview or submit reference letters and essay for admission. However, students applying for the University Honors Program or Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College need to support their application by submitting a writing sample and resume.
FAU offers a variety of graduate programs across 10 academic colleges. The admission requirements for some of the popular courses offered by the university are mentioned below.
Application Fee: 30 USD
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA||FAU Graduate College Application Page||August 1, 2019||GMAT/GRE scores||TOEFL/IELTS score|
|LLM||LSAC||October 1, 2018 to June 15, 2019 (Rolling)||LSAT (175–180)and GPA (3.32)||iBT: 90; IELTS: 7.0|
|MS in Mechanical Engineering||FAU Graduate College Application Page||August 1, 2019||GPA (3.0), GRE score||PBT- 550; CBT- 213; iBT- 79; IELTS- 6.0|
|MS in Computer Engineering||FAU Graduate College Application Page||August 1, 2019||GPA (3.0), GRE score||PBT- 550; CBT- 213; iBT- 79; IELTS- 6.0|
|MS in Electrical Engineering||FAU Graduate College Application Page||August 1, 2019||GPA (3.0), GRE score||PBT- 550; CBT- 213; iBT- 79; IELTS- 6.0|
|MS in Taxation||FAU Graduate College Application Page||Fall: July 1 (Domestic); February 15 (International)|
Spring: November 1 (Domestic); July 15 (International)
Summer: April 1 (Domestic); January 15 (International)
|GMT scores||TOEFL/IELTS score|
Supporting Documents: Resume, unofficial/official transcript, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, and CV/resume.
Relevant work experience is highly essential for seeking admission in MBA and MS in Taxation programs. Furthermore, MS in taxation requires the students to submit an academic writing sample.
Seeking admission at the Florida Atlantic University can be made easier if the applicants give importance to their performance in the standardized tests, admission essay and interview. However,
applicants must note that simply fulfilling the minimum requirements doesn't guarantee admission.