Florida Atlantic University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.03 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 334 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

3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2016

My graduate program is preparing me and providing me with requirements I need for my CPA license. I also feel that the program is great at incorporating real-world aspects that I can take with me. On the down side, the cost of living is very high, and I feel that some professors could show a little more respect for students.
2.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Most of the faculty in the program are excellent, and the courses are thorough and informative. I learn a lot in this program. However, the cost of living here is high, transportation is often hectic, and the program itself is quite expensive with limited financial aid opportunities.
1.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2018

FAU has a very competitive cost for the MBA program. They have a very attentive staff dedicated to the MBA students. We have access to our own facilities. The enrollment process is very easy.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2015

While the graduate program expanded my abilities to analyze literature and enhanced my writing skills, the faculty could have been more supportive. There was clear favoritism and the GTA positions' duties were not equally distributed.
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2018

Pros: It's a high-ranked program that is leading educators in the field of counselor education. The faculty is passionate about what they do and are also leaders in their profession. Con: Far commute.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I love that I can earn my Master's degree totally online.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

Pro's • I have met some great professors that care and want their students to strive for excellence. • The program works around my work schedule Con’s • The program is too expensive • I don’t receive any financial assistant
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2019

Our program is one of the best in the US. I am definitely proud to be a student at FAU. The faculty are very knowledgeable and helpful and this place is definitely a good choice for graduate students. The area is extremely gorgeous and refreshing and there are a lot to do in the area. The only disadvantage is high rents, which makes sense considering the great location and weather, and would not be a big issue when sharing an apartment.
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2019

Program itself is good but because English is my Second language, so it is a little hard sometime. But the overall experience is great
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2018

FAU is an incredible value with strong graduate programs - a combination that is hard to find!
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