StudentsReview :: Florida Atlantic University - Surrounding City Ratings
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Florida State University -- Tallahassee, FL
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University -- Tallahassee, FL
University of Central Florida -- Orlando, FL


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Florida Atlantic University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at FAU

View:
By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB-
By Major
AccountingB-
Animal StudiesA+
AnthropologyD-
ArchitectureF
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB-
Art & Design DepartmentA
Athletics/TrainingB
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
ChemistryA+
CommunicationsC+
Computer EngineeringF
Computer ScienceB
CriminalC+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcD+
EconomicsA+
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringC+
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishC
FinanceB-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)D
JournalismF
MathC+
Mechanical EngineeringC-
Music EducationA+
NursingA-
OtherC-
PhilosophyF
Political ScienceC
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB
SociologyB-
UndecidedC-
Urban PlanningB

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Florida Atlantic University
 B-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Florida State University
 B-
Florida International University
 B+
University of Central Florida
 B+
University of Florida
 B-
Harvard University
 B+
University of North Florida
 B
University of South Florida
 B
F
A+

Surrounding City

... This school gives undergraduates the perception of an awesome university, and an even better surrounding city ...Read full comment
... *** ...Read full comment
... The city doesnt care about the students, if anything they really dont even want FAU to be there ...Read full comment
... The great thing of studying in a school that is not placed in a "college town" is the work experience and opportunities available in a city ...Read full comment
... This city has a surprising amount of greenery and is well manicured in generel ...Read full comment
... The school also has little school spirit due to being a commuter school in a boring city ...Read full comment
... WE ARE 2 MILES FROM THE BEACH, 20 MINUTES FROM THE CLUBS AND BARS IN FORT LAUDERDALE AND 45 MINUTES FROM SOUTH BEACH -- YET OUTSIDE OF ALL THE BI...Read full comment
... The school shuts down by Thursday 5PM and the surrounding city isnt college friendly ...Read full comment
... It is a smaller school located in a beautiful city that is on the upswing ...Read full comment
... The school is less than 5 min from the beach so I can go in between classes, not to mention its location in South Florida is right near all the m...Read full comment
... It tends to be a little bit more prevalent here because Boca Raton is a rich city to begin with ...Read full comment
... Plus, FAU's student body and faculty are very diverse based on race, religion and ethnicity etc ...Read full comment
... Boca is a pretty lame city but theres life in the surrounding cities ...Read full comment
... Accessible professors, research opportunities, strong Greek life, great football team, on-campus bar serving beer, extremely safe city, hot girls...Read full comment
Compare FAUSave FAU

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→