Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$5,785

$17,157

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
520
75th
560
25th
510
75th
23
25th
19
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,124
Declined 6,348
Total Received 9,472
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Public

8,702

undergraduate students

1,994

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,696
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
520
75th
560
25th
510
75th
23
25th
19
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,124
Declined 6,348
Total Received 9,472

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations. yes
Agricultural Engineering. yes
Architecture. yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Community Psychology. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Food Science. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History, General. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes yes
Information Technology. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other. yes yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other. yes

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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

10,696

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

8,702
students

Female
65%
5,667

Male
35%
3,035

19%

1,994
students

Female
64%
1,285

Male
36%
709

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

7,299
students

Female
66%
4,842

Male
34%
2,457

16%

1,403
students

Female
59%
825

Male
41%
578

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
86%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
5%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 16

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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