Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Tallahassee, FL, less than an hour from Jacksonville.
Founded in 1887, the institution currently enrolls around 9,184 students a year, including 7,402 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $89,922,352. For each full-time student, FAMU spends about $9,814.
Acceptance rate: 33%
Average GPA: 3.58
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: May 1
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It is moderately difficult to get into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. FAMU accepts around 33 percent of applicants each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.58 /4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
About 85 percent of students who start at FAMU come back for their second year of college. Out of the 1,273 students who started at FAMU as first-time freshman, 264 graduate within four years.
FAMU's six-year graduation for undergrads is 54 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $26,819 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to FAMU is Jun 15.
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
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Wondering what life at FAMU is like? There are approximately 9,626 students enrolled at FAMU, including 7,818 undergraduate students and 1,808 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from FL and 15% percent of students are from other states.
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