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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL
University Website: www.famu.edu
Apply Online: www.famu.edu/index.cfm?admissions&ApplyOnline
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, commonly known as Florida A&M University or FAMU, is a public, historically black university in Tallahassee, Florida. Founded in 1887, it is the largest historically black university in the United States by enrollment. It is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, as well as one of the state's land grant universities, and is accredited to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,472.00 avg tuition

1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Apply online Admissions:
www.famu.edu/index.cfm?a=admissions
Financial Aid:
www.famu.edu/index.cfm?FinancialAid

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Statistics:
Applied 7,322
Admitted 3,540 48%
Enrolled total 1,830
Full Time: 1,806
Part Time 24
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 430 510
SAT Math 430 520
SAT Writing 420 500
ACT Composite 18 22
ACT English 17 22
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,100.00 $3,100.00 $14,472.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,087.00 $2,087.00 $2,656.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $164.00 $164.00 $562.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,973.00 $6,973.00 $21,062.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,656.00 $1,656.00 $2,361.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $349.00 $349.00 $965.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,754.00 $8,174.00 $3,950.00
Other Expenses $3,140.00 $3,950.00 $3,950.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,138.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,657.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 80%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,856.00

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agriculture, General X X
International Agriculture X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Landscape Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Public Relations/Image Management X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Art Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Science Teacher Education X X
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Community Psychology X
Psychology, General X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship $12000 January 15, 2015
FIRST Scholarship - Florida A&M University/Boeing $5000 March 01, 2015
Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship $2000 April 30, 2015
Full-Ride Scholarship 100% of tuition January 16, 2015
Ruth E. Jenkins Scholarship Varies February 04, 2015
Jackson Family Phoenix Fund Scholarship Varies April 01, 2015
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