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

3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2018

Overall, graduate student experience here is great. The professors are very good. The faculty and staff really care about the students' well-being. So, far the courses I've taken have been taught by excellent professors. They were available after class for questions and always treated me with respect. The workload sometimes feels excessive, but then again, it's graduate school, its supposed to be that way. There is a nice mix of cultures in the group of grad students. Everyone gets along. What the program lacks is more financial help for the student. The support they provide is enough for the bare essentials. Other than that, my experience has been a very positive one.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2014

school is great just needs more flexibility in online classes and on campus class schedule
3.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is a great way to improve your resume for health professional schools such as medical school or dental programs. Also, the teachers and faculty are very accessable and timely in their responses which I found to be very helpful. The TA internships for this program are very limited, however you can be put on the list for left over TA positions in the Biology and Chemistry department. Searching for scholarships is difficult however worth while. So far I am enjoying this program thoroughly. The parking on campus is horrendous however, and it doesn't look to be improving much. I would look to live on campus if I wasnt getting married and ditch the car all together. This is definitely not a college town, however I love how close you are to the beach, about 5 minutes!
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2018

Pros: I want to spend the rest of my life in Florida (most of my family lives there). It has a small class size and collegial environment (facilitated by pass/fail). The facilities are incredible, especially the simulation center. Cons: Cost
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I have just begun the graduate program, as of not everything is a positive, although the con may be the workload I have a lot to finish within a year.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel the graduate program at FAU provides me with the skills needed to succeed in the workforce.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2019

Great school located in a safe community. The program provides me with the academic challenge I need to improve and supporting professors to make sure that I succeed.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

There are many people who end up failing the courses because of the amount of time expected for you to put into the program. I am happy to say that I really enjoy being a part of the FAU Health Administration program.
2.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

I think that the graduate program at Florida Atlantic University is built to be very interactive and challenging, however the students often are not pushed to maximize their potential.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

I love FAU...the professors really care about you as a person and your aspirations as a nurse!
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