Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University, a public research university, was established in 1964. The main campus occupies about 850 acres of land and serves more than 25,000 students. FAU has 10 colleges that offer over 145 doctoral, masters and bachelors degree programs. These colleges are:

  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
  • Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
  • College Of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs
  • Barry Kaye College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
  • Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science
  • The Graduate College

Florida Atlantic Universitys sports teams are known as the Owls. The athletics program of the university started in 1979, and the teams participate in volleyball, soccer, golf, cross country and football. Some notable alumni are the head of Federal Emergency Management Agency, R. David Paulison; famous poet, Charles Ghigna; renowned Puerto Rican author, Judith Ortiz Cofer; and singer, Chris Carrabba.

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Environmental Science
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Social And Philosophical Foundations Of Education
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Surveying Engineering
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Experimental Psychology
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Public Administration
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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