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Student Life

Coastline view of Palm Beach county, Florida

Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, the city of Boca Raton and surrounding areas provide the best of everything—schools, shopping, beautiful beaches, restaurants, indoor and outdoor recreation, theaters, healthcare, entertainment, activities and much more.

Discover the Palm Beaches

Students with teacher in classroom working on science project

Palm Beach County is nationally recognized for its excellence in education. It has been an "A" county since 2006 and boasts a wide variety of public, private, and charter schools. The smaller classrooms, cutting-edge techniques, mixed with a multitude of extracurricular activities and sports programs, aid the Boca Raton school districts in having a higher than average success rate.


HealthFirst Activity 5k Race group photo

Health and Wellness

We are committed to creating a culture that supports and encourages the wellbeing of our students. Our HealthFirst initiative provides wellness resources and opportunities to engage in activities both within the College and within the Boca Raton Community.

Visit HealthFirst

Medical students at the Caridad Health Fair

Student Organizations

Our students participate in a variety of student-led organizations to develop leadership skills and to enrich their academic experience.

Find your Student Organization

Choose FAU

"We get to engage in clinical activities from year 1. A lot of medical schools don't offer that, so this was a big decision for me in coming here."

- Stephanie Gopie, Class of 2018

Last Modified 7/21/22