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Florida Memorial University

Miami-Dade, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate39%
Acceptance Rate39%

About Florida Memorial University

Florida Memorial University Overview

Florida Memorial University is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Miami-Dade, Florida. Florida Memorial University was founded in 1879 and now enrolls around 1,750 students a year, including 1,669 undergrads. Florida Memorial University provides housing for up to 750 students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Florida Memorial University!

Love music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Florida Memorial University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Florida Memorial University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Florida Memorial University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Florida Memorial University on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Florida Memorial University on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! July 1, 2022 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall.

2021 Florida Memorial University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 39%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.7
Tuition $12,576
Percent of Need Met 62%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,850

Continue reading for more information about Florida Memorial University.

Is Florida Memorial University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a look at all of these areas to get a better sense of what Florida Memorial University offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2019 Acceptance Rate for Florida Memorial University

It is not competitive to get into Florida Memorial University. Florida Memorial University admitted 39% of all applicants in 2019. Out of 5,286 applications received in 2021, 2,061 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Florida Memorial University

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Florida Memorial University, around 70% are still enrolled their sophomore year. 33% of Florida Memorial University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Florida Memorial University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Florida Memorial University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Florida Memorial University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2019, the total market value of Florida Memorial University's endowment was $6.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Florida Memorial University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Florida Memorial University meets 62% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Florida Memorial University full-time are awarded $10,850 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $3,500 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Florida Memorial University. Based on this information, how does Florida Memorial University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Florida Memorial University a good school for you?

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Where is Florida Memorial University?

Florida Memorial University is located in the suburban setting of Miami-Dade, Florida.

If you want to see Florida Memorial University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Palmetto Expressway to Miami-Dade, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Opa-Locka Executive.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Florida Memorial University and Miami-Dade are like without leaving home.

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College Info

15800 NW 42nd Avenue Miami-Dade, FL 33054

Campus Setting: Suburban

Florida Memorial University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Florida Memorial University is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Florida Memorial University is Jul 1.

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

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Florida Memorial University is like? There are approximately 1,750 students enrolled at Florida Memorial University, including 1,669 undergraduate students and 81 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from FL and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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