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Top National University - U.S. News & World Report Best National Universities 2024 Badge

In our pursuit of excellence, ֱ at Florida Atlantic receive life-changing academic experiences, a culture that values achievement, and the opportunity for world-class research that solves the most pressing issues facing South Florida and beyond.

Our drive is reflected in an incredible rise as a top national university.

U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News and World Report – Florida Atlantic has made considerable gains as a “Top Public School,” moving up 19 spots to #112 nationally , while ranking among the country’s best in Social Mobility.

Undergraduate Rankings

#112

Top Public Universities

#209

National Universities

#26

Nationally Social Mobility

#50

Least Debt upon Graduation in the nation

#168

Best Value Schools

#133

Undergraduate Nursing

#150

Undergraduate Engineering

#210

Undergraduate Computer Science

#159

Undergraduate Business

#22

Undergraduate International Business

#234

Undergraduate Psychology

#240

Undergraduate Economics

Graduate School Rankings

#115

Part-time MBA

#107

Graduate Education Schools

#138

Graduate Engineering Schools

#106

Best Medical Schools - Research

#66

Most Diverse Medical School

#63

Most Graduates Practicing in Medically Underserved Areas

#131

Most Graduates Practicing in Primary Care Fields

#123

Most Graduates Practicing in Rural Areas

#112-123

Best Medical Schools - Primary Care

#41

Best Nursing Schools - Master’s

#78

Best Nursing Schools - Doctor of Nursing Practice

#203

Graduate Biological Sciences

#201

Graduate Chemistry

#148

Graduate Computer Science

#149

Graduate Earth Sciences

#178

Best Fine Arts ֱ

#160

Graduate Mathematics

#167

Graduate Physics

#185

Graduate Psychology

#76

Best Public Affairs ֱs

#36

Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling

#83

Graduate Social Work

#193

Graduate Speech-Language Pathology

Online Rankings

#17

Online Master’s in Nursing Administration ֱs

#52

Online Master’s in Education

#58

Online MBA ֱs for Veterans

#4

Online Master’s in Nursing-Nurse Practitioner (family)

#15

Online Educational Administration and Supervision Specialty program

#20

Online Master’s in Business for Veterans (non-MBA)

#43

Online Master’s in Business ֱ (non-MBA)

#52

Online Master’s in Education ֱ

#94

Online MBA ֱ


Wall Street Journal

Florida Atlantic is listed among the “Best Colleges in America” for 2024 based on student outcomes, learning environment and diversity.

#79

Best Public Schools in America


Washington Monthly

Florida Atlantic is among the Top 50 universities in the annual College Guide, with rankings based on social mobility, research, as well as community and national service. The “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings are exclusive to highlighting how well universities help non-wealthy ֱ attain marketable degrees at affordable prices

#46

National university

#13

Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: Southeast


Diverse: Issues in Higher Ed

Florida Atlantic is recognized as an industry leader in minority achievement as a Top 100 bachelor’s and master’s degree producer for African Americans and Hispanics

#13

for African Americans with bachelor’s degrees

#40

for Hispanics with bachelor’s degrees

#43

for African Americans with master’s degrees

#52

for Hispanics with master’s degrees

#40

for total minority ֱ with bachelor’s degrees

#64

for total minority ֱ with master’s degrees


The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine

Florida Atlantic is committed to developing entrepreneurial talent and is recognized among nearly 300 institutions in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe as one of the best schools for ֱ aspiring to launch their own business.

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#24
Undergraduate
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#42
Graduate
Entrepreneurship
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#24

Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship program

#40

College of Business Online MBA ֱ

#42

Top Graduate Entrepreneurship ֱ

#5

South Region Undergraduate Entrepreneurship programs

#7

South Region Graduate Entrepreneurship programs


Financial Times

Florida Atlantic is a global leader for professional education programs as the Financial Times ranks institutions using student feedback, course design, faculty, teaching methods and facilities.

#2

Executive Education program (U.S.)

#1

Executive Education program (Florida)


SportsBusiness

Florida Atlantic’s MBA in Sport Management is worldwide leader among the postgraduate rankings based on quality of teaching, employment in the sports industry, alumni network, value, ability to network with industry executives

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#10

MBA in Sport Management (Worldwide)

#1

MBA in Sport Management (Florida)