Florida A&M is an above-average public university located in Tallahassee, Florida. As a historically black college, FAMU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,875 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Florida A&M acceptance rate is 46%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Health Service Preparatory Studies, and Business. Graduating 48% of students, Florida A&M alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,100.
Florida A&M University Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.155 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.175 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.174 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities365 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies161 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies102 Graduates
Social Work and Youth Services67 Graduates
Healthcare Management53 Graduates
Political Science and Government51 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.201 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.228 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.91 responses
Florida A&M University Reviews
I LOVE the comradery demonstrated at Florida A&M University. There is so much pride and history associated with being a Rattler. Administrators and students alike want to see you win and are always there to lend a hand. It is as if everyone gets that if I WIN, everyone WINS! My first year being away from home took some adjusting, but that has turned into me having a 2nd home at Florida A&M University. Academically, there is so much support for me and it's taught me a whole different level of achievement.
So far my experience at FAMU has been amazing. Lately, I've been more involved in more clubs and other activities. . The environment is very studious and positive. Florida A&M University has presented me with many opportunities for work study, research, and internships. FAMU very much cares for the students well-being , professional development, academics, and job readiness. FAMU makes me feel like I'm part of a great big family!
Today I had the most wonderful opportunity to explore and be part of a college tour of Florida A&M University. I am currently trying very hard to get into a college that I have full interest in. Today was very beneficial and awesome because this tour made it clear that I NEED to be in this school. Flordia A&M University is one of the colleges I have complete total interest in. I really did enjoy being on campus today, I just honestly loved it! My residence is in Georgia, so this scholarship will really help me out with the cost of attendance to this school. It will be a blessing for to have help with the pay.