Florida Atlantic University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.06 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 344 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 5 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 30,380 (25,471 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 59% part-time, 41% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $6,657 in-state; $18,446 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2017

Florida Atlantic University's MBA in Sport Management program lives up to the billing as being one of the best in the world. The skills and knowledge you learn are unparalleled and the faculty and staff are there to assist you whenever is needed with classwork and in general.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Cultural Studies
Graduation Year: 2018

I am in the Women and gender studies program at Florida Atlantic University. It is a small rigorous program. I goal is to gain my PhD, pursuing research in Women's and Gender studies. I feel encouraged and well directed at FAU. I highly recommend FAU and this program in particular.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2021

I am currently attending FAU for my PhD in Business Management. FAU is a great school. Their Business PhD program is very well organized and efficient. The professors have open door policies to assist and welcome feedback. The other students in the program are very collaborative, as they don't see a competitive landscape as a beneficial tool.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2019

Florida Atlantic University has been a great experience so far! I started my graduate program May 2016 and the guidance and instructors have been beyond amazing and helpful. Class sizes are small but encourages strong particpation with great feedback. Instructors respond quickly and provide thorough instruction with every assignment. And lastly, my class so far has become apart of my family, we all get along so well and help in every way to make sure everyone passes and gets the proper help needed.
4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA in Marketing
Graduation Year: 2018

The university offers variety of programs to complete and its stuff follows through with you during every step of the education process to make sure its students are taking the way to success. University`s services are available for students in no time and always are excited to support you through every step of becoming a proactive member of the society. Highly Recommend!
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2016

FAU has a great up-and-coming bioengineering program. Though small, the course offerings are unique and structured around a students strong-suits. This program is tailored for students to either get a string education in advanced biology, engineering or a hybrid of both. The faculty and advisors truly want what is best for you and will help you tailor your coursework so you can develop strengths in the areas of your choosing. In addition, this university has a strong emphasis on having students become involved in research and have the resources to get students working in labs in their field of interest. This program will only help you to develop a strong resume for when pursuing a career in the biological or biomedical fields.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2020

I have had a great experience at Florida Atlantic University, specifically mostly the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Campus, this last year. The classes have been very interesting especially the Marine Microbiology and Molecular Biology Lecture and Lab, Natural History of the Indian River Lagoon and Symbiosis courses. Dr. M., Dr. H., Dr. M., Dr. S. and Dr. B. really cared about their students and ran awesome courses. I do wish that more classes were available via video so that I did not have to drive down to Boca, but it was a nice change of pace.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Civil Engineering
Graduation Year: 2018

i am an international student, currently enrolled in Forida Atlantic Univeristy. the campus is gorgeous, the faculty is most welcoming and the helpful and warm words from the on-campus staff helped me decide on this college. i, being a foreigner was very anxious with my choice of college but I am extremely proud and happy about my choice of school.There are plenty of on and off campus options for living and extra curricular activities. its a home away from home.
3.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2015

FAU is a great campus for undergrads who are looking for a smaller scale university where they will not be tempted by partying. However, my experience with the master's program in sociology is that if you are looking for this degree to help you attain a job you should look at other programs. If you simply want to learn it does the job but as far as preparing you for post master's, I feel they could improve the program greatly.
4.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2018

I am currently a graduate student at Florida Atlantic University, and I am going into my second year of my program. As an undergraduate student I also attended this wonderful university. It is located in the Sunshine State of Florida, where the weather and the blue skies on campus never disappoint. This institution is warm and welcoming. FAU has opened doors for my future that I could have never imagined. It has given me a career that will help me to assist individuals through counseling. The School of Social Work has educated me on what it means to be a social worker. The curriculum that I have been exposed to has pushed me to be better as a student in my critical thinking and how I approach the world. The professors at FAU genuinely care about students' success as a whole. Overall, FAU is a great place to not only obtain an education, but it also a great place to progress and learn as an individual.
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