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Florida Atlantic University

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Charles E. Schmidt College of Science is located in Boca Raton, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Medical Physics (MSMP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 94
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

350
Applied
128
Accepted
111
Enrolled
37%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

419
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.08%
Black or African American 4.3%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.06%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

159
Total faculty
Full-time - 150
Part-time - 9
Male (117)
Female (42)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials science, hydrogeology, environmental science, molecular biology and biotechnology, psychology and neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Ata Sarejedini
Dean
Email: ata@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3301