Florida Atlantic University

Public, Four-years School Located in Boca Raton, FL

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How much is the FAU tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, FAU's tuition & fees is $4,879 for Florida residents and $17,324 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,853 for Florida residents and $37,298 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

FAU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$4,879
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,324
Books & Supplies Costs$1,264
On-campus Room & Board$12,536
On-campus Expenses$6,174
Off-campus Room & Board$14,840
Off-campus Expenses$7,644
2023-2024 Projection
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$5,642
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,642

How Much Does it Cost to Go to FAU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $69,296 at FAU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $153,983. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $117,963.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,324$36,971$27,966
Sophomore (2024-25)$17,324$37,954$28,949
Junior (2025-26)$17,324$38,987$29,982
Senior (2026-27)$17,324$40,071$31,066
4 Years Total$69,296$153,983$117,963
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$17,324$37,954$28,949
Sophomore (2025-26)$17,324$38,987$29,982
Junior (2026-27)$17,324$40,071$31,066
Senior (2027-28)$17,324$41,210$32,205
4 Years Total$69,296$158,223$122,203
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$17,324$38,987$29,982
Sophomore (2026-27)$17,324$40,071$31,066
Junior (2027-28)$17,324$41,210$32,205
Senior (2028-29)$17,324$42,406$33,401
4 Years Total$69,296$162,675$126,655
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$17,324$40,071$31,066
Sophomore (2027-28)$17,324$41,210$32,205
Junior (2028-29)$17,324$42,406$33,401
Senior (2029-30)$17,324$43,662$34,657
4 Years Total$69,296$167,349$131,329
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$17,324$41,210$32,205
Sophomore (2028-29)$17,324$42,406$33,401
Junior (2029-30)$17,324$43,662$34,657
Senior (2030-31)$17,324$44,980$35,975
4 Years Total$69,296$172,258$136,238

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, FAU' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $8,844.
Florida Atlantic University$4,879$17,324
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Financial Aid and COA

At Florida Atlantic University, 15,770 students (63%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $9,005.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at FAU is $28,293 for students living on-campus and $32,067 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 2,297 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,334 and the average amount of student loans is $6,926.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$24,853$37,298
COA (off-campus)$28,627$41,072
Tuition & Fees$4,879$17,324
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,974$19,974
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,748$23,748
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,848$28,293
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,622$32,067
Average Financial Aid$9,005$9,005
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship15,77063%$9,005
Pell Grants8,94336%$6,356
Federal Student Loan6,66727%$6,405
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,29792%-
Grants or Scholarships2,13385%$10,334
Federal Grants84934%$6,554
Pell Grants84934%$6,450
Other Federal Grants382%$2,321
State/Local Grants1,49960%$7,049
Institutional Grants1,83573%$3,222
Student Loan Aid76230%$6,926
Federal Student Loans74830%$4,888
Other Student Loans1054%$15,442
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,1581,057$11,482
110,001 or more202144$4,640

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

FAU's acceptance rate is 78.01%. A total of 25,148 applicants applied to and 19,617 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 3,925 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.01%.
To apply to FAU, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Recommendations.
Acceptance Rate78.01%75.22%79.71%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.01%23.38%18.06%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to FAU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,110 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 23.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,1101,0201,200
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW565520610
SAT Math545500590
ACT Composite232026
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math211725
ACT English232025

Student Population

Florida Atlantic University has a total of 29,592 students including 24,191 undergraduate and 5,401 graduate students. By gender, there are 12,420 male students and 17,735 female students attending FAU. The school offers online degree programs and 6,218 students enrolled online exclusively (21.01% of all students).
Total30,155 12,42017,735
Undergraduate24,799 10,38514,414
Graduate5,356 2,0353,321

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339, Boca Raton, FL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered225 Programs
Online Program Offered16 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered93 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate81.32%
Student Population29,592
Graduation Rate62%
Transfer-out Rate26%
Retention Rate81% (Full-time), 71% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate22 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties877 (Full-time), 429 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs3,009 (Full-time), 483 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,807
Average Staff Salary$67,009