Florida Atlantic University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.03 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 335 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

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

FAU's Master's of Accounting program provides students with the maximum benefits for their tuition. The faculty is supportive, not only in educating the students, but in their career choices as well. I am extremely fortunate to earn both my undergraduate and graduate degrees from FAU.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Cultural Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

Great program! just the marketplace as far as jobs are concerned is very limited.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2018

The school has five campuses in the South Florida area this is both a pro and a con.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I love my program. The only con is not having enough time as a full time student, but it teaches us time management skills. These skills that we will need for the rest of our lives.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

Some of these classes are not well structured and at worst feel like a waste of time, which is mostly a problem with the adjunct professors. The full time faculty are usually great. This is a big commuter school, so the campus life is lacking, but I believe FAU makes many accommodations for nontraditional students, which is rare. Boca Raton is beautiful during the winter and very hot during the summer. The city is a little strange and the cost of living is high, but it has everything you could ever want.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2016

The staff is phenomenal! They are all so knowledgeable and really want to see their students succeed!
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

One of the pros is definitely the chance of getting a degree in Bioengineering, which allows me to enter a growing field in scientific research. Also, it is a small program which makes easy for students to contact their professors. However, until a semester ago (Fall 2014), the areas of research were mainly based on a dry lab stage (computational, programming). Thankfully, new faculty members were hired, whose research is more involved in molecular biology and biomedical work. Also, I think that in order to have a better foundation for the master's program, there should be a major in Bioengineering which is not established yet, unfortunately.
4.88 out of 5.0
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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2017

The graduate program is great! The faculty and students are supportive.
2.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

I love my experience at Florida Atlantic University. I have had some excellent professors who have been extremely helpful in achieving my academic goals. My problem started when I started the finance classes and dealing with the finance professors. I had a very bad and unhappy experience in that department.
2.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel that the staff, both teachers and administrative do not know what is going on in the program. The summer offers a lot of interesting electives, and then come spring and fall only 3 electives are offered. In my program I do not attend courses in the summer, I am very limited on the electives I can take. None of the staff is able to answer my questions. Everyone is on different pages. The teachers are decent in comparison to the amazing teachers I met at UCF's Social Work program.
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