Florida Atlantic University
Built on a rich tradition as a teaching university with a respected faculty, FAU is earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security.
This research will lead to the next generation of medical cures and technological advancements, all of which builds the local economy. FAU is classified as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
A truly engaged university is one that builds a two-way street between the campus and the community. FAU is committed to connecting local business, government and nonprofits to the faculty, staff and students.
Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business, with more than 8,600 students, features the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, which prepares students in business, science, engineering and other disciplines to become entrepreneurs through business ownership. The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, opened in Fall 2011, has established relationships with several prominent area hospitals that are serving as sites for clerkships, hospital-based electives and residencies.