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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL

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.

Web Sitewww.famu.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students7,769
   Women5,015 (64.6%)
   Men2,754 (35.4%)
Graduate Students1,850

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate31% of 6,988 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineMay 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.47
SAT Math503 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading515 average
460-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing494 average
440-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23 average
19-24 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $20,385
Out-of-state: $32,330
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $5,785
Out-of-state: $17,730
Room and Board
$10,058
Average Percent of Need Met71%
Average Freshman Award$13,932
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$33,568

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
545
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Tallahassee Population186,411
Nearest Metropolitan AreaJacksonville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotRattlers
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
90.6% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
3.5% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students0.8% from 58 countries
First-Year Students Returning83.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
11.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
46.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.23 3.45 583 584 22
Low 2.40 2.40 390 530 15
High 4.00 4.23 790 680 32
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DID YOU KNOW?

• FAMU's main campus is spread over 419 acres located on the highest of seven hills in Tallahassee, the capital of Florida.

• FAMU's team name, the Rattlers, may have originated when the campus site was surveyed in 1891, and they found "nothing there but palmetto trees and rattlesnakes."

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