Florida Atlantic University
Overview: Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the first public university in southeast Florida and now offers more than 170 undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral degrees. In addition to its original 850-acre campus in Boca Raton, FAU has campuses and sites in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Dania Beach, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce. The University is currently serves 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
FAU’s 10 colleges are the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the Graduate College.
Built on a rich tradition as a teaching university with a respected faculty, FAU is also earning a reputation as a top research institution in areas ranging from biomedicine and biotechnology to ocean engineering and coastline security.
About the Treasure Coast Campus: The Treasure Coast Campus is conveniently situated just east of I-95 in St. Lucie West and offers upper-division degree programs to transfer and graduate students in disciplines such as education, nursing, computer science and geomatics engineering.
The campus includes state-of-the-art classroom technology and a library combining FAU, Indian River State College and St. Lucie County materials and resources. FAU’s Division of Student Affairs, along with Student Government, coordinates student events and activities. Student services on campus include offices that handle admissions, financial aid, academic advising and registration.
FAU Treasure Coast Campus
500 NW California Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
About FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (Fort Pierce):FAU Harbor Branch is a research institute situated on the Indian River Lagoon between Fort Pierce and Vero Beach that also provides undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate opportunities in marine science and engineering. Signature offerings include the Summer Internship Program and Semester by the Sea.
Research focus areas include aquaculture and stock enhancement, marine biomedical and biotechnology, marine ecosystem health, ocean engineering and technology, ocean exploration and undersea research, and marine science education. Among the marine ecosystem health programs are coral reef health and conservation, harmful algal blooms, Indian River lagoon research and marine mammal research and conservation.
Area residents and visitors can learn more about FAU Harbor Branch by visiting the Ocean Discovery Center and are invited to join the Friends of Harbor Branch. A weekly Ocean Science Lecture Series is open to the public and the Friends offer many educational activities including newsletters, trips and special events. For more information, visit www.hboi.fau.eduor call 772-242-2559.
FAU Harbor Branch
5600 N. US1
Fort Pierce, FL 34946
FAU Main Number: 561-297-3000
FAU Treasure Coast Campus: 772-873-3300
FAU Harbor Branch: 772-242-2400
Affiliation: FAU is universally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and each college maintains regional and professional accreditations. FAU is classified as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Tuition: For Florida residents, undergraduate tuition is $159.81 per credit hour, and graduate tuition is $319.96 per credit hour.
Housing and Board: Housing is available at FAU’s Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses. Please see the FAU website for details.
School Calendar: FAU operates on a fall, spring and summer semester schedule. Please see the Academic Calendar on the FAU website for specific dates.
Palm City, FL 34990
MARTIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
2801 S. Kanner Highway
Stuart, FL 34994
Alfred Fabrizio, Principal
Martin County High School has a time honored tradition of academic and athletic excellence. The well-established AP Program offers students a rigorous university-recognized curriculum and the opportunity to earn an AP International diploma. A safe-orderly learning environment complemented by high expectations and a professional staff provide students with the opportunity to flourish in the varied academic, artistic, career and athletic programs available. Individual student needs are at the center of the data-driven decision making process. Sample course offerings unique only to MCHS are Latin, Culinary Arts, and Calculus BC. Parent and community involvement is valued and encouraged.