Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Florida Atlantic University is in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida. Boca Raton includes many upscale shopping districts and malls, along with the largest indoor mall in Palm Beach County. FAU is a public university with both undergrad and graduate degrees. FAU is also part of the Florida State University system, which includes nine other campuses. The university first opened its doors in 1964 with just 867 students. During the most recent school year, over 30,000 students were enrolled in the university. Currently, the university offers over 170 undergrad programs and graduate degree programs through its 10 colleges, including the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing.

Nursing programs offered through Florida Atlantic University Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing include BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. programs. The traditional BSN program is offered to incoming freshman and is designed to be completed in four years. Students will receive clinical experience through partnerships with several nursing organizations. They also offer an accelerated BSN program for students who have already obtained a degree from an accredited college or university. The MSN program includes seven specialty tracks, including Family Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Leader. These programs are accredited by the CCNE.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 292
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 136
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 7
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 18

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Florida Atlantic University

Techni-Pro Institute, Inc
0.9 miles away
International Institute For Healthcare Professionals, Inc.
2.16 miles away
International Institute For Health Care Professionals, Inc.
2.16 miles away
Broward County Blanche Ely High School
9.18 miles away
Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc
14.91 miles away
Palm Beach State College
16.64 miles away
Capscare Academy for Healthcare Education
17.03 miles away
Hope Career Institute - West Palm Beach
19.24 miles away
Broward College
21.83 miles away
Pines Vocational Training Institute, Inc.
25.88 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/21/2004 - Current

Admissions

60%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 570
SAT: Math470 to 570
SAT: Writing470 to 550
ACT Composite20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$11,303

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,217
30k to 48k$11,092
48k to 75k$14,355
75k to 110k$16,846
Over 110k$18,005
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

58%

Recipients

$6,481

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

39%

Recipients

$4,863

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

38%

Recipients

$6,586

Average Amount

Student Population

25,402

Undergrads

5,139

Graduates

17,295

Women

13,246

Men

60%

Full-time

40%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
44%
Hispanic
25%
Black/African American
19%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
4%
Non-resident alien
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered [...]

Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 [...]

District 3 Scholarship

There are two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a [...]

District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

The scholarship is to students from Hillsborough County who are pursuing a Geriatric RN or graduate program.   Applicants must:   Be enrolled in a nationally accredited [...]

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431
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