Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Florida Atlantic University
SAT/ACT mins: If the student has a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale as calculated by the university, there currently is no minimum. The test, however, must be taken.
If the student has a 2.5 – 2.99 grade point average on a 4.0 scale as calculated by the university, he/she must meet the minimums in each of the three areas:
SAT-Critical Reading ≥460 or ACT – Reading ≥19;
SAT-Mathematics≥460 or Act-Mathematics≥19; and
SAT-Writing≥440 or ACT-Combined English/Writing ≥18.
(Transfer students) Minimum 2.5 GPA is required for admission unless the student has been awarded an Associate of Arts degree from a Florida College System institution and transfers directly to the university.
Please note that meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: We prefer not older than 5 years but may make exceptions with extenuating circumstances.
LSP Application deadline:
Freshman - April 1/Transfer - June 1 for fall.
January 15 for summer.
Transfer only - October 15 for spring.
Where to find application: Applicants must apply directly to the university admission Web sites (i.e. electronically) at http://www.fau.edu/admissions/apply.php
Freshmen class report date: Early January for Spring, Mid-August for Fall.
Yellow Ribbon participant: Yes.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? No. LSP Candidates must be Florida residents.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? No.
Processing fees: $30 application fee.
All majors open to Marines? It may depend upon whether or not the Marine meets common prerequisites for the degree program and/or, if applicable, other requirements for special limited access programs. The links to the current common prerequisite manual and the Board of Governors regulation concerning limited access are found below:
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: An Associate of Arts degree from a Florida College System institution will be accepted in accordance with the Statewide Articulation Agreement.
Transfer students should see the Board of Governors regulations below:
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: State universities award credit based on the Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies found at the following Web address: http://www.fldoe.org/articulation/pdf/ACC-CBE.pdf
- First-Time-In-College Student (Less than 12 semester hours of college credit after high school graduation)
- Completion of a standard high school diploma or equivalent with successful completion of coursework including at least 18 credits of college preparatory courses comparable to courses designated as core for admission purposes in the Counseling for Future Education Handbook found at the State University System section. The courses are found in the section designating high school courses that satisfy course distribution requirements for SUS admissions section on page 145 in the document located at the following Web site:
Course requirements include 4 credits of English/Language Arts with composition, 4 credits of mathematics (Algebra I and higher), 3 credits of social science, 3 credits of natural science (at least 2 with laboratory work), 2 credits of foreign language in the same language (or demonstrated competency at the second level), and two electives. One credit equals one year of high school work.
Limited exceptions may be made for applicants not taking two years of high school or college credit in foreign language.
- 2.5 high school grade point average or higher as calculated by the universities.