National Recognition

>> The Carnegie Foundation announced that FAU is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for 2020, a prestigious elective designation that indicates a commitment to community engagement.

>> More than one dozen FAU graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Programs” for 2021; the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing soared to No. 7 (from No. 23 in 2019) for its online master’s degree in nursing.

>> FAU earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School “Gold Designation” for the first time, based on the expanding services and spaces offered by FAU’s Military and Veterans Student Success Center. This is the ninth consecutive year FAU has appeared on the Military Friendly School® list.

>> FAU was recognized as one of the top programs for entrepreneurship studies, according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review, ranking No. 39 among undergraduate programs in the 14th annual survey.

>> Underwriters Laboratories selected Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center as its UL Innovative Education Award grand prize winner.

>> The College of Business’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship has been honored by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni as an Oasis of Excellence.

>> A.D. Henderson University School was named the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and the No. 9 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools.

>> The College of Business’s Executive Education program ranked No. 1 in both Florida and the U.S. Southeast and also ranked No. 11 nationally and No. 59 globally (up from No. 71 in 2019) in the 2020 Financial Times Executive Rankings.