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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Florida A&M), founded in 1887, is a public, historically black university. Its 419-acre campus is located in Tallahassee.

Website: www.famu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
7,818
Undergraduate
Students
(65.1%) 5,090 Women
(34.9%) 2,728 Men
1,808
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
36% of 10,269 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
500-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,433
Out-of-state: $35,373
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,785
Out-of-state: $17,725
Room and Board
$10,986
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$13,694
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,284
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
549
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Tallahassee Population
186,411
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Jacksonville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Rattlers
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
88.8% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
3.1% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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