145x97
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1097
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $5,986
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    3,474
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
777 Glades Road
320 BU Building
Boca Raton, Florida 33431, United States
Website

About College of Business

Florida Atlantic University serves more than 30,000 students across seven beautiful campuses in Southern Florida. Among FAU’s 10 colleges is the College of Business, home to approximately 7,000 students, six departments and an impressive offering of interdisciplinary and professional development programs. The AACSB-accredited College of Business emphasizes research, innovation and entrepreneurism through practical instruction, real-life consulting opportunities, and interaction with successful executives.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    44%
  • Yield
    43%
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1965

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About Florida Atlantic University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
44% Florida Atlantic University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 920
  • Min. ACT 19
  • Min. GPA 2.60
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 920
  • Min. ACT 19
  • Min. GPA 2.60
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
46005% 46,005
44% 44
43% 43
44% School Selectivity
43% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT is required for all College Freshman and for transfers with less than 60 credits
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. Fall 14 deadline: Freshman - May 1, 2014; Transfers - July 1, 2014; International - April 1, 2014 Spring 15 deadline: Freshman - n/a; Transfers - November 15, 2014; International - October 1, 2014 Summer 15 deadline: Freshman - February 15, 2015; Transfers - April 15, 2015; International - February 15, 2015 TOFEL: (min - 80, paper - 550) or IELTS: (6.5)

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
8454% 8,454
45% 45
49% 49
45% Program Selectivity
49% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements 2.50 FAU GPA, 60 semester hour credits earned, successfully completed all 7 pre-business courses.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 59
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
0% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$18,762
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $5,986
  • Expenses $12,776
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$34,319
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $21,543
  • Expenses $12,776
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
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Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://fau.edu/finaid
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
50% 46
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
64% 37
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
17% Less than 20 Students 17% More than 50 Students
66% 21 to 50 students
37 Average number of students in non-business required electives
109 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2005
Degrees Offered
  • BBA,BS / Accounting
  • BS / General Economics.....BBA,BS / Business Economics
  • BBA, BS / Finance
  • BBA, BS / Hospitality
  • BHS / Health Administration
  • BBA, BS / International Business and Trade
  • BBA, BS / Management.....BBA, BS / Marketing.....BBA, BS / Management Information Systems
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
210% 210
32% 32
Prominent Faculty
  • Mark Peterson

    Management

  • Jeff Madura

    Finance

  • Eric Chiang

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Options: 1-week, 1-semester, or summer field experience. Countries available are: Brazil, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden

  • Is community service or volunteering available? No
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

Students

1160 75th Percentile Score on SAT 25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
55% 55
Hispanic
22% 22
African American
16% 16
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
0%
1%
4%
1%
93%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
89% 89
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
11% 11
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
22 Average age of full-time students
78% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
0%
0%

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 38,141
Alumni Donations
$203 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Manuel Medina

    CEO/Medina Capital Partners

  • Luis Alberto Moreno

    Pres, Inter-American Development Bank

  • Ralph de la Vega

    CEO, ATT Mobility and Consumer Markets