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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 and World Report – Florida Atlantic has made considerable gains as a “Top Public School,” moving up 19
spots to No. 112 nationally, while ranking among the country’s best in Social Mobility.

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U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

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

Online Rankings

  • #17 Online Master’s in Nursing Administration ֱs
  • #52 Online Master’s in Education
  • #58 Online MBA ֱs for Veterans

Graduate School Rankings

  • #102 Part-time MBA
  • #117 Graduate Education ֱs
  • #138 Graduate Engineering ֱs
  • #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
  • #38 Master’s Nursing ֱ
  • #74 Best Nursing ֱ – Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • #203 Graduate Biological Sciences ֱs
  • #201 Graduate Chemistry ֱs
  • #152 Graduate Computer Science ֱs
  • #149 Graduate Earth Sciences ֱ
  • #178 Best Fine Arts ֱ
  • #160 Graduate Mathematics ֱ
  • #167 Graduate Physics ֱ
  • #185 Graduate Psychology ֱ
  • #72 Graduate Public Affairs ֱs
  • #36 Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling ֱ
  • #79 Graduate Social Work ֱ
  • #146 Graduate Speech-Language Pathology ֱ

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

  • #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

The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine

  • #24 Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship program
  • #40 College of Business Online MBA ֱ
  • #42 Top Graduate Entrepreneurship ֱ

Financial Times

  • #2 Executive Education program (U.S.)
  • #1 Executive Education program (Florida)

SportsBusiness

  • #10 MBA in Sport Management (Worldwide)
  • #1 MBA in Sport Management (Florida)