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
  • 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

3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2016

Great faculties and facilities for graduate programs especially in Fluid Dynamics and Material Science. Developing in sectors like Control and Acoustics. Needs to build up strong resources and backgrounds for thermal science. Cost of living in Boca Raton is high for international students and student fees is unbelievably sky-kissing.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2017

Overall, FAU has a great graduate program. Faculty are accessible and willing to provide support. Students have a lot of support regarding their future careers if they seek help. The only downfall to FAU is the area it is located. The campuses are in highly urban areas, and traffic can be horrendous. However, the campus can be a safe haven.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is small but competitive and this allows us as the students to have more personal relationships with the faculty, we also have great diversity despite our size. However the school has a small budget to work with and could potentially benefit from more students.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I'm a part time student in the Advanced Standing program. Great internships, and very accommodating staff who work hard to meet your needs to help you complete the program. You can start out part time and switch to full time later. Also, you can take extra electives as long as you get the core requirements done. Downside is lack of classes on macro social work, lack of research opportunities for students, and the better electives are only held in the summer semester.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2018

I am thoroughly enjoying the graduate program at FAU. I have found everyone helpful and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend FAU to anyone looking to seek a graduate degree in Education.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: Small school, personal, faculty that are always willing to work with you and assist with anything. Cons: New school, not as many connections or scholarship opportunities. No university hospital.
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.
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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.
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