Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Charles E. Schmidt College of Science graduate programs were ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Programs” for 2023 . The Best Graduate Schools rankings in these areas are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.
Interim Dean, Teresa Wilcox, Ph.D., remarks, “I’m proud of our growing college’s ‘Best Graduate Programs’ rankings in U.S. News & World Report, which stands as testament to each department’s truly outstanding faculty and staff, and exceptional students, whose efforts and achievements drive us forward each semester and earned this national recognition.”
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, William Kalies, Ph.D., states, “The excellence of the research and academics afforded to students through the college’s numerous graduate programs stands out even more with U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of our programs. Our programs offer unique, real-world experiences through multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary training for 21st-century careers.”
The college offers graduate degrees in fully accredited programs through eight departments and two independent degree program areas. Over 41 degree programs are offered at the Schmidt College of Science, graduate programs include: 15 master’s, two professional master’s programs, and seven Ph.D. programs. The college’s footprint extends across the University’s over 100 mile South Florida service region, including the three major campuses: Davie, Boca Raton, and Jupiter; as well as the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. One of the key strengths for the college is its diversity. Florida Atlantic is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report; FAU is the highest ranked public university in Florida. And the Schmidt College of Science has the most diverse population of students across the colleges here at FAU. Learn more about the FAU Schmidt College of Science graduate programs.
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