Program Details

Florida Atlantic University

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?

8 Male/ 2 Female

How many graduate students-- male/female?

29 Male/10 Female

How many post doctoral associates - male/female?

1 Male

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.


Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?


Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

The Physics Department is dedicated to cutting-edge research and teaching emersed within a multidiciplinary science environment.Our active research areas include Classical and Quantum Gravity, Astrophysics, Physics of Materials and Biological Systems, Statistical Mechanics, Neuroscience and Nonlinear Systems. The department actively recruits female candidates and is committed to the success of women in Physics.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


Updated: September 07, 2012

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