Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

– 25,209 undergraduates
– 23:1 student to faculty ratio
– 68% acceptance rate
– Mid 50% SAT 470-570, ACT 20-24
– 78% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
– NCAA Div I
– 2.9% of students who have no financial need receive on average $3,896
– 54% of financial need met
– Public university
– 4% of students come from out of state
– Large, well manicured campus
– In depth Art department, includes ceramics and print making
– Hospitality, Film Studies, Urban and Regional Planning offered
– Home to Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
– 4,000 students reside on campus but many upper classmen live off campus
– Pools available near residence halls
– Ocean Engineering – Flagship program
– Strong Business program
– Out of state students credentials can be lower than in state students
– Plenty of students coming from the northeast
– Merit based scholarships – Same for in state and out of state
– President offered out of state significant scholarship to higher GPA – $24K
– Greek life is very prevalent – houses are off campus, 27 organizations, 20% participate

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