Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Florida


For more than 100 years, Florida A&M University has served the citizens of the State of Florida and the nation through its provision of preeminent educational programs. . .programs which were the building blocks of a legacy of academic excellence with caring. With the approaching dawn of the 21st century, FAMU, "Florida's Opportunity University," is committed to meeting the challenges and needs of future generations.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 11857
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 637

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information


Tallahassee Florida 32307

Website: http://www.famu.edu

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Main Phone: 850-599-3000

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Undergraduate Admissions

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Athletics Contact:
William Hayes

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA - 2.0. Higher GPA requirements vary by program.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses taken at regionally accredited institutions when a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
Minimum credits to apply as a transfer - 12 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official SAT/ACT scores are required if applying with less than 60 credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Application Fee:
$25 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
All applicants who do not meet the foreign language requirement must complete two semesters (or equivalent) before graduation at FAMU. Additional requirements, including GPA and deadlines, vary by program.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1983

Transfers Accepted: 568

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 29%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2005



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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
For Financial Aid complete the FAFSA by March 1. When you apply for financial aid, the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships will consider you for all aid sources. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at 850-599-3730.

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