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Florida Atlantic is a public graduate school in Boca Raton, Florida in the Miami Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,396 graduate students. Of the 71 graduate programs offered at Florida Atlantic University, 13 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Florida Atlantic University are Business, Accounting, and Registered Nursing (RN). 61% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,396
Part-Time Grad Students
3,270
Research Assistants
253
Teaching Assistants
653
Racial Diversity
  • White
    49%
  • Hispanic
    19.3%
  • African American
    16.8%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7%
  • Asian
    4.8%
  • Multiracial
    2.7%
  • Unknown
    0.2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Driven
    35%
  • Down-to-earth
    15%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    15%
  • Organized
    5%
  • Proactive
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 20 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    30%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    5%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    45%
  • Engaging
    15%
  • Suportive
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 20 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 20 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 20 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    5%
  • $50K-$75K
    5%
  • $25K-$50K
    40%
  • <$25K
    50%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 20 responses
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    20%
  • Did not graduate yet
    75%
80%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 20 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$83,114
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,760
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$458,600
National
$217,500

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