Tuition & Fees

$5,785

$17,725

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,174
Declined + 4,814
Total Received 6,988
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Public

7,769

undergraduate students

1,850

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

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
45%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
62%
12-17
7%
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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 9,619
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)

Tallahassee, FL

419-acre campus in Tallahassee (population: 190,894), approximately 165 miles west of Jacksonville. Air and bus serve campus. School operates transportation to Florida St U.

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University
Lee Hall, Suite 400
Tallahassee, FL 32307

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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

 
4 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
45%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
62%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 15
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

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,174
Declined + 4,814
Total Received 6,988

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

Barbara Cox
Director of Admissions
P: 866 642-1198
F: 850 599-3069
ugrdadmissions@famu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,377,853
State $2,823,276
Institutional $3,348,154
Other external $54,000
Total $30,603,283

Non-need-based

Federal $33,628
State $4,062,644
Institutional $3,467,528
Other external $5,516,493
Total $13,080,293

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
football
golf
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

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
Adult Education
African-American Studies
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Applied Social Sciences
Architecture
Architecture Studies
Art Education
Biological/Agricultural Systems Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Education
Cardiopulmonary Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Computer/Information Sciences
Construction Engineering Technology
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entomology
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Fine Arts
French
Graphic Communications
Graphic Design
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Health Information Management
Health Science
History
Industrial Engineering
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Design/Management
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Kindergarten/Primary Education
Psychology
Public Health
Public Relations
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Vocational Education
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Undergraduate

81%

7,769
students

Female
65%
5,015

Male
35%
2,754

Graduate

19%

1,850
students

Female
64%
1,185

Male
36%
665

undergraduateFull-time

85%

6,623
students

Female
66%
4,319

Male
34%
2,304

undergraduatePart-time

15%

1,146
students

Female
61%
696

Male
39%
450

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
3%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

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
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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

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

Agnes Coppin
Director of International Students
850 599-3568
agnes.coppin@famu.edu

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