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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 8,930
    total students
  • $5,645 | $17,585
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 15
    fall application deadline
  • 44%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 474
    sat math
  • 481
    sat reading
  • 464
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agribusiness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Agricultural Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,029
    • Accepted2,263
    • Acceptance Rate44%
    • Enrolled8,930
    • Female Applicants2,989
    • Females Accepted1,477
    • Female Acceptance Rate49%
    • Male Applicants2,040
    • Males Accepted786
    • Male Acceptance Rate38%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Interview
      audition for music major applicants
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.27
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen May 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen May 15th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer May 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 481 430 520
    • SAT Math 474 420 510
    • SAT Writing 464 410 490
    • ACT Composite 20 18 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,645
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,585
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$140.00
    • Room and board *$9,356.00
    • Room only *$5,338.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planYes
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students8,930
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.22%
    • Black or African American93.59%
    • White or Caucasian3.43%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian.72%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.03%
    • Unknown%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.85% representing 50 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students15.5% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 27%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular 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
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division X Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty733
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 9,465 students to 560 faculty

Location & Contact


Tallahassee, FL 32307-3200
USA

Ms.Barbara Cox

Director, Admissions

Phone: 850-599-3796
Fax: 850-599-3069
Email: ugrdadmissions@famu.edu



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