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Here’s the basic information about Florida Atlantic University at a glance. Be sure to check out the FAU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Florida Atlantic University
Address:777 Glades Rd
Boca RatonFL, 33431-0991
Phone Number:(561) 297-3000
Awards:Less than 1 year, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:30297
Faculty Ratio:24 to 1

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  • The Top 10 Things This College Mom is Thankful for Today
    Thanksgiving has always been about gratitude, but the past year has shown me a specific set of new blessings. A year ago I had just sent my firstborn to college far away, which was realllllllly hard! Today, after a year (seems like an eternity), here are my top ten mom-of-a-college-kid reasons to be thankful: Top […]
  • Here are the Four Hats this Mom Wears at Christmas
    ’Twas the week before Christmas and I found myself sitting on the concrete floor of our storage room with a fuzzy Santa hat in my hand and a lump in my throat. As I rummaged through the tote of Christmas decorations, each item I touched triggered memories of Christmas past. The hand-made train ornament gave […]
  • How to Better Conquer the Long Winter Break
    My mom often described Winter Break as the one where she couldn’t wait for my sister or me to come home from college, but by the end of the third or fourth week she was ready for us to return to whence we came. We did have a way of turning the household upside down […]
  • This Year When the Ball Drops, Absolutely No Resolutions
    The New Year is intimidating as Hell for a lot of people. That’s just the simple truth. And I think that’s because most people have a completely irrational side that distorts otherwise joyous celebrations, like New Years and the resolutions that go along with it, and makes them big and scary.   See, New Year’s […]

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  • Study re-examines homeownership, wealth creation
    Findings of the Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, and University of Wyoming probe published in the Journal of Housing Research revealed households through their own actions have more control over their overall wealth than do uncontrollable market variables.
  • HOW TO TIP? Your ultimate guide to how much money to leave
    Well, the general rule of thumb is “triple the tax,” according to Peter Ricci, Director of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida Atlantic University. That is, 15%-22%. If you're thinking about your last experience with someone in the service industry and shaking your head at the thought of tipping 22%, ...
  • Education Special Section: South Florida universities remain committed to serving veterans
    While the number of soldiers enlisted in the U.S. armed forces has dipped, South Florida universities' commitment to serving veterans remains steadfast. Throughout the tri-county region, higher-education institutions operate dedicated veteran and military student affairs hubs where staffers work to ...


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