Florida Atlantic University Graduate Program Reviews

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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
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 30,541 (25,402 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 58% part-time, 42% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $6,657 in-state; $18,446 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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!
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: International Business
Graduation Year: 2016

I am hoping to have excellent options for career opportunities upon graduation. Program is expensive, but I feel it will be worth it in the end (value). Fellow grad students are positive, committed and hard-working.
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of this graduate program are incredible flexibility to pursue as much or as little as you can handle. The flexible MBA has allowed me to maintain a full-time job. The cons are low school credibility nationally and limited coursework when it comes to specific concentrations.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2017

Overall Electrical Engineering is an Interesting Program. Electrical Engineers are responsible for Implementing new projects, Designing, Testing, Maintenance. Pros of Electrical Engineering Includes: High salaries, Wide range of Opportunities, Exposure to Learn New Technologies. Cons of Electrical Engineering includes: Working at Remote Locations & Working in shifts, Continuing Education is Required, Highly Competitive, Difficult & Risky Occupation.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: 1-Convenient class schedule (one weekend a month) 2- Very caring faculty- they live up to the title of "The Caring College". 3- Availability of a doctoral lounge to allow a good learning space for graduate students.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2017

I have been incredibly pleased with the quality of professors in my program. I think that the network that grad school provides should be further encouraged.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2017

The program is pretty good overall, sometimes as a lot as I work full time but I feel that it will help my career
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2018

Florida Atlantic University is home to a very talented group of professors. The faculty is overall very helpful and have proven to be a great source for guidance. After graduating with my bachelors degree, I felt very prepared for the field in which I had chosen. The campus life of the university is not as social as I had hoped. There is hardly a sense of community among the students.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2012

Pros: As a PhD student, I was guaranteed a teaching assistantship which paid 80% of my tuition, and the workload per class was very reasonable. Cons: Graduate students were not offered health insurance and the stipend is way too low to cover the cost of living in South Florida. I had to take on outside jobs which was actually prohibited by the department. I had to or take out massive student loans which I did not want to do.
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