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Colleges / Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate35%

About FAMU

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public, state university in the city of Tallahassee, Florida. FAMU was founded in 1887. The university currently enrolls around 9,000 students per year, including 7,301 undergrads.

FAMU Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into FAMU. Around 35% of applicants get into FAMU each year. In 2022, 8,717 students applied to FAMU and 3,076 were admitted.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 35%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 79.5%

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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is located in the city of Tallahassee, Florida, near Jacksonville.

If you would like to see FAMU for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Tallahassee, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tallahassee Regional.

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College Info

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32307-3200

Campus Setting: Urban

FAMU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to FAMU is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to FAMU is Jun 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1140


Math SAT Range

490 - 560


Reading SAT Range

520 - 590

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Student Life

Wondering what life at FAMU is like? There are approximately 9,000 students enrolled at FAMU, including 7,301 undergraduate students and 1,699 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from FL and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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