Florida Atlantic University
. A state college
located in Boca Raton
, Florida, that was founded in 1961
Their central campus is 850 acres, located on a former U.S. Army airfield. The school mascot is the burrowing owl, many which live on the campus. The campus is designated a burrowing owl sanctuary by the Audubon Society.
As of 2000, the top 5 majors are: Elementary Education, Arts & Humanities, Biological Sciences, Business, and Management. There are additional satellite campuses located all along the east coast of South Florida.