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Points of Pride #12 The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, located on the Jupiter campus, is the only full-immersion honors college in the nation that is part of a comprehensive research university.

Quick Facts
More than 1,000  accomplished scholars and researchers known for their excellence in teaching and mentoring.

More than 180 degree programs through 10 colleges:

  • Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Business
  • College for Design and Social Inquiry
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Graduate College
  • Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
  • Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
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More than 149,412 living alumni , including:

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Jimmy Clidaras, B.S.M.E. '94
Distinguished Engineer, Data Center and Platforms Infrastructure at Google

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Ana M. Azcuy, B.A. '76
Three-Time Emmy Award Winner; First Cuban-American News Anchor in Miami, WPLG-TV Channel 10

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Brittany Bowe, B.A. '10
Team USA Olympic Long Track Speedskater; 1,000-meter World Record Holder

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The Honorable Carol Hunstein, B.S. '72
Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court; Adjunct Professor, Emory University School of Law

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Dr. Robert "Skipp" Orr, B.A. '76
U.S. Executive Directors and Ambassador, Asian Development Bank; Former President, Boeing Japan

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Dr. Mark Dean, M.S.E. '82
Engineering Professor at the University of Tennessee; Co-developer of the IBM PC; Former Vice President of the Technical Strategy and Worldwide Operations, IBM Research

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Rafael "Ralph" de la Vega
President and CEO, AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions

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Dr. Marc Philippon, B.A. '87
One of the World's Leading Orthopedic Hip Surgeons; National Hockey League Players' Association Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Steven Swanson, M.A.S. '86
NASA Astronaut (three space shuttle missions)

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Alfred Morris, B.S.E. '11
Running Back, Washington Redskins; Two-time Pro Bowler

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Marlow Rosado
Grammy-winning Latin music performer and composer

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Scott "Carrot Top" Thompson, B.B.A. '89
Comedian and Actor

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FAU's first and largest campus  ; about 80 percent of FAU's 30,000 students take classes here. Located just three miles from the beach, the campus features housing for nearly 4,000 students, new athletic and recreational facilities, art galleries, café/movie theater complex and more.

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FAU's second-largest campus with more than 5,000 students. FAU Davie offers coursework in 30 degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Design and Social Inquiry, Education, Nursing and Science.

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The Dania Beach facility, also known as SeaTech, is home to ocean engineering research and technology development. SeaTech builds on five decades of execellence at FAU, where the nation's first ocean engineering degree program was introduced in 1965.

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Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this campus provides a "real life" urban laboratory for students pursuing a degree in architecture. This campus also is the location for the College of Business' Executive Master of Accounting program and MetroLab, a collaborative exhibition and event space that facilitates FAU's engagement with the community

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Located in Fort Pierce, this site is dedicated to exploring the world's oceans and integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind.

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This campus in Jupiter offers more than 1,500 students coursework in programs from the colleges Arts and Letters, Design and Social Inquiry, Education, and Science. It is also home to the Harriet J. Wilkes Honors College as high-tech facilities for two of the world's leading research organizations, Scripps Florida and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience.

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Enrollment by Campus   All Enrolled   Boca Raton 25,596   Davie 3,991   Dania Beach 55   Fort Lauderdale 299   Jupiter 1,026   Distance Learning 8,993   Other (HBOI, Pine Jog) 176  
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Diversity of Students   Total % American Indian 61 0.2% Asian 1,314 4.3% Black or African American 5,816 19.1% Hispanic or Latino 7,585 24.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 34 0.1% White 13,272 43.5% Two or more races 1,070 3.5% International 1,098 3.6% Not Reported 280 .9%
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Diversity of Personnel   Total American Indian 4 Asian 193 Black or African American 418 Hispanic or Latino 358 Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 1 Nonresident alien 67 White 2,199 Two or more races 30
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Degrees Awarded 2015-16   Total % Arts & Letters 1,196 16% Business 1,923.5 25.7% CDSI 954 12.8% Education 876.5 11.7% Engineering & Computer Science 470 6.3% Honors College 88 1.2% Medicine 81 1.1% Nursing 453 1.1% Science 1,113 6.1% Undecided 325 4.3% Total 7,480 100%
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Top 10 Undergraduate Degree Programs by Enrollment Business Administration and Management, General 3,718 Biological Sciences, General 2,467 Psychology 1,896 Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 1,117 Exer. Sci. and Kinesiology 1,046 Elementary Education 1,017 Engineering, Other 896 Accounting 882 Liberal Arts and Sciences 704 Economics, General 634
FAU's expanding research portfolio - including biomedicine, biotechnology, ocean engineering and coastline security - has earned the University the "High Research Activity" designation from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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FAU brings in millions of dollars in research funding from state, federal and private sources including the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

More than 65 percent of FAU students receive some form of financial aid. In 2015-16, more than $207 million was awarded to students through scholarships, grants, loans and work study.

The Owls athletic teams are in NCAA Divsion I-A (FBS) and are members of Conference USA. FAU's athletic department includes 21 intercollegiate teams featuring 450 student-athletes competing in the follow sports:

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  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Spirit
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Tennis
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  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Tennis
  • XC/Track
  • Volleyball
 


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777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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