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

In our pursuit of excellence, students 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 鈥 Florida Atlantic has made considerable gains as a 鈥淭op Public School,鈥 moving up 19 spots to #112 nationally , while ranking among the country鈥檚 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

#102

Part-time MBA

#117

Graduate Education Programs

#138

Graduate Engineering Programs

#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 鈥 Primary Care

#38

Master鈥檚 Nursing Program

#74

Best Nursing Program 鈥 Doctor of Nursing Practice

#203

Graduate Biological Sciences Programs

#201

Graduate Chemistry Programs

#152

Graduate Computer Science Programs

#149

Graduate Earth Sciences Program

#178

Best Fine Arts Program

#160

Graduate Mathematics Program

#167

Graduate Physics Program

#185

Graduate Psychology Program

#72

Graduate Public Affairs Programs

#36

Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Program

#79

Graduate Social Work Program

#146

Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program

Online Rankings

#17

Online Master鈥檚 in Nursing Administration Programs

#52

Online Master鈥檚 in Education

#58

Online MBA Programs for Veterans

#4

Online Master鈥檚 in Nursing-Nurse Practitioner (family)

#15

Online Educational Administration and Supervision Specialty program

#20

Online Master鈥檚 in Business for Veterans (non-MBA)

#43

Online Master鈥檚 in Business Program (non-MBA)

#52

Online Master鈥檚 in Education Program

#94

Online MBA Program


Wall Street Journal

Florida Atlantic is listed among the 鈥淏est Colleges in America鈥 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 鈥淏est Bang for the Buck鈥 rankings are exclusive to highlighting how well universities help non-wealthy students 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鈥檚 and master鈥檚 degree producer for African Americans and Hispanics

#13

for African Americans with bachelor鈥檚 degrees

#40

for Hispanics with bachelor鈥檚 degrees

#43

for African Americans with master鈥檚 degrees

#52

for Hispanics with master鈥檚 degrees

#40

for total minority students with bachelor鈥檚 degrees

#64

for total minority students with master鈥檚 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 students aspiring to launch their own business.

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#24
Undergraduate
Entrepreneurship
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#42
Graduate
Entrepreneurship
Program

#24

Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship program

#40

College of Business Online MBA Program

#42

Top Graduate Entrepreneurship Program

#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鈥檚 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

postgraduate-rankings-2023

#10

MBA in Sport Management (Worldwide)

#1

MBA in Sport Management (Florida)