Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

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• 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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