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Student Life

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 and much more. Boca Raton also offers a diverse selection of communities, activities and residents. Click here to discover the very best the Palm Beaches have to offer and the ideal way to experience Florida.   

The county offers a vast array of amenities, businesses, programs and services. To learn more about Palm Beach County, visit the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach Annual Business Profile 2013 also provides extensive information.

Palm Beach County is nationally recognized for its excellence in education. It has been an “A” county since 2006. Boca Raton boasts a wide variety of public, private, and charter schools. The smaller classrooms and cutting-edge techniques have aided the Boca Raton school districts to have a higher than average success rate for students. Add a multitude of extracurricular activities and sports programs to the academics, and it becomes clear for any parent that Boca Raton is a great place to send your children to school. The School District of Palm Beach County has many excellent schools for you to select. For additional information and reviews on the schools in the Boca Raton area, visit www.GreatSchools.net .

FAU Resources

Student Organizations 

  • Student Council
  • Academic Societies
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • Brain Interest Group
  • Competency in Medical Spanish
  • Global Health Interest Group
  • Internal Medicine (IMAGE)
  • Jewish Association for Health and Medical Professionals (JAHMS)
  • Medical Specialties Committee (MSC)
    • Dermatology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Ophthalmology
    • Pathology
    • Radiology
  • OB/GYN Interest Group
  • Pediatrics Interest Group
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
  • Surgery Interest Group (SIG)
  • Yearbook


Last Modified 11/8/16