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Florida Atlantic University

College for Design and Social Inquiry

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / College for Design and Social Inquiry is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Urban and Rural Planning (MURP)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 248
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

544
Applied
237
Accepted
183
Enrolled
44%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 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
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

440
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.36%
Black or African American 23.64%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.86%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 1
Male (31)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic development, welfare to work, disaster management, public budgeting and finance, juvenile justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Wesley Hawkins
Dean
Email: whawkins@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-4168