Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

Tuition & Fees

$5,785

$17,725

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
68%
400-499
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
71%
400-499
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
58%
12-17
16%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
54%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
65%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,334
Declined + 6,935
Total Received 10,269
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Public

7,818

undergraduate students

1,808

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5215
ACT 0726

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School Facts

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, founded in 1887, is a public, historically black university. Its 419-acre campus is located in Tallahassee.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,626
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Tallahassee, FL

419-acre campus in Tallahassee (population: 191,049), approximately 165 miles west of Jacksonville. Air and bus serve campus. School operates transportation to Florida St U.

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
1601 South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 6% of male students
 
6 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
68%
400-499
6%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
71%
400-499
12%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
58%
12-17
16%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
54%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
65%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,334
Declined + 6,935
Total Received 10,269

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
State residency

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Chester Hood
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 850 599-3796
F: 850 412-6604
ugrdadmissions@famu.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,284.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,645
Room $6,012
Board $4,974
Additional fees $140
Books & supplies $1,138
Total $17,909
Average Financial Aid - $13,284
Total with Avg. Aid $4,625
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 850 599-3730
F: 850 561-2730
financialaiddocs@famu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lisa Stewart
Director of Financial Aid
lisa.stewart@famu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

football, golf, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, football, golf

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cheerleading, diving, football, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Kortne Gosha (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Rattlers
School colors
orange and green

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Agronomy
Animal Science
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Biological Sciences
Biological/Agricultural Systems Engineering
Biology
Biology Education
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Cardiopulmonary Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Community Psychology
Computer Information Science
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer/Electrical Engineering
Construction Engineering Technology
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Ecology
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
Entomology
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Fine Arts
Food Science
Forestry/Agricultural System Engineering
Global Security/International Affairs
Graphic Design
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Health Information Management
Health Sciences
History
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
Journalism
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Cellular Biology
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Education
Physiology
Plant Science
Political Science
Pre-Kindergarten/Primary Education
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering Science
Soil/Water
Sport Management
Technology Education
Theatre
Veterinary Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Education

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

9,626

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

7,818
students

Female
65%
5,090

Male
35%
2,728

19%

1,808
students

Female
64%
1,166

Male
36%
642

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,802
students

Female
67%
4,521

Male
33%
2,281

13%

1,016
students

Female
57%
569

Male
43%
447

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
3%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 16

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Countries most often represented Egypt
Haiti
Jamaica
Nigeria
Trinidad
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Paula Sofia Gomez
International Admissions Coordinator
850 599-3562
paula.gomez@famu.edu

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