Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

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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
0
600-699
22%
500-599
68%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
67%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
67%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

14.85

students

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Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,665
Declined 6,604
Total Received 10,269
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Public

7,818

undergraduate students

1,808

graduate students

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Jacksonville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tallahassee Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • National Council of Negro Women, FAMU Chapter
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Psi Chi International Honor Society
  • Caribbean Student Association
  • Academy of Student Pharmacists/Student National Pharmaceutical Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming Convocation
  • Career Expo
  • Welcome Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
22%
500-599
68%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
67%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
67%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,665
Declined 6,604
Total Received 10,269

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
first generation
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
state residency
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, General
Architecture
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Journalism
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

9,626

total students

84.61%

in-state

15.39%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 24%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
88%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

470

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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