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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a University institution located in Tallahassee, FL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
Tallahassee, FL  32307
United States
Contact Ms. Chestr Hood
Director, Admissions
Email: ugrdadmissions@famu.edu
Phone: 850-599-3796
Fax: 850-599-3069

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
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Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
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Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,976
Applied
3,488
Accepted
8,137
Enrolled
39%
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Female Admissions

6,043
Females Applied
2,425
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,933
Males Applied
1,063
Males Accepted
36%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
3 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Audition for music major applicants

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 542 530 590
SAT Math 535 510 580
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,645
In-state
17,585
Out-of-state
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Fees

140
Full-time student fees
10,838
Room & board
6,012
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes

Financial Aid

13,408
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,953
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,151
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,036
Avg. Loan Aid
10,014
Avg. Grant Aid
5,899
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,137
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.65%
Black or African American 85.45%
White or Caucasian 6.07%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.01%
Asian 0.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.01%
Two or more races 3.63%

Gender

Male (35.36%)
Female (64.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Convocation, Career Expo and Welcome Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Council of Negro Women, FAMU Chapter, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Psi Chi International Honor Society, Caribbean Student Association and Academy of Student Pharmacists/Student National Pharmaceutical Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No Checkmark
Football Checkmark No Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Racquetball No No No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

682
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 539
Part-time - 143
Male - 347
Female - 335