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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


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


Top Public Universities


National Universities


Nationally Social Mobility


Least Debt upon Graduation in the nation


Best Value Schools


Undergraduate Nursing


Undergraduate Engineering


Undergraduate Computer Science


Undergraduate Business


Undergraduate International Business


Undergraduate Psychology


Undergraduate Economics

Graduate School Rankings


Part-time MBA


Graduate Education Programs


Graduate Engineering Programs


Best Medical Schools - Research


Most Diverse Medical School


Most Graduates Practicing in Medically Underserved Areas


Most Graduates Practicing in Primary Care Fields


Most Graduates Practicing in Rural Areas


Best Medical Schools – Primary Care


Master’s Nursing Program


Best Nursing Program – Doctor of Nursing Practice


Graduate Biological Sciences Programs


Graduate Chemistry Programs


Graduate Computer Science Programs


Graduate Earth Sciences Program


Best Fine Arts Program


Graduate Mathematics Program


Graduate Physics Program


Graduate Psychology Program


Graduate Public Affairs Programs


Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Program


Graduate Social Work Program


Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Program



Online Rankings


Online Master’s in Nursing Administration Programs


Online Master’s in Education


Online MBA Programs for Veterans


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


Online Educational Administration and Supervision Specialty program


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


Online Master’s in Business Program (non-MBA)


Online Master’s in Education Program


Online MBA Program




Wall Street Journal

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


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 students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices


National university


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



for African Americans with bachelor’s degrees


for Hispanics with bachelor’s degrees


for African Americans with master’s degrees


for Hispanics with master’s degrees


for total minority students with bachelor’s degrees


for total minority students 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 students aspiring to launch their own business.









Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship program


College of Business Online MBA Program


Top Graduate Entrepreneurship Program


South Region Undergraduate Entrepreneurship programs


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.



Executive Education program (U.S.)


Executive Education program (Florida)




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






MBA in Sport Management (Worldwide)


MBA in Sport Management (Florida)