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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $19,805
Out-of-state: $31,745
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,785
Out-of-state: $17,725
Room and Board
$9,576
Books and Supplies
$1,138
Other Expenses
$3,306
Payment PlansCredit card

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@famu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001480
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,469 (98.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,291 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,291 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met208 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Award$14,262
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,183 (91.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,294
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,003 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,475
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 621 (48.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift14 (.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,413
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants8,732 (96.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,735 (85.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,735 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,033 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Award$13,039
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,652 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,063
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,344 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,095
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,427 (31.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift48 (.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,590
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$31,251
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansPrivate loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Architecture
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
580
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Ethnic Background, Out-of-State Students, Local/State Students, First-Generation College Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,951
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.89 3.28 465 498 500 20
Low 2.10 2.30 350 300 380 16
High 3.83 5.00 600 650 620 27
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