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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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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 6,802 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Florida A&M acceptance rate is 36%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Health Service Preparatory Studies, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 53% of students, Florida A&M alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,800.

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1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32307
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About Florida A&M...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Florida A&M University Rankings

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FAMU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
36%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1030-1160
ACT Range
19-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,610 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,970 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 155 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 187 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 186 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    67%
  • Some
    33%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,802 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,016
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 107 responses
  • Determined
    46%
  • Strong-minded
    28%
  • "Go-Getta"
    16%
  • Extraordinary
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 213 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 240 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 121 responses
  • FAMUly
    46%
  • Excellence
    17%
  • Excellence with Caring
    15%
  • Exciting
    11%
  • Different
    7%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 91 responses

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