|Quick Facts:||Address||Suite G-9
Foote-Hilyer Administration Center
Tallahassee, FL 32307
|Metropolitan Area||Tallahassee||Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State||$5,785/$17,725||School Type||Public||Year Founded||1887||U.S. News Ranking||Best Historically Black Colleges, #9||School Website||www.famu.edu|
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is the only historically black public university in Florida. A major component of the research conducted at FAMU relates to agricultural and health sciences.
2013 Admissions Data
|Fall Application Deadline||May 15|
|Acceptance Rate||48.6%||Average High School GPA||3.2||Average SAT Scores||Critical Reading: 420-510
|Average ACT Scores||Math: 16-21
|Application Fee||$30||Financial Aid Deadline||Rolling|
While not as selective as some of the other Florida public universities, FAMU is nevertheless somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 61%.
|Number of Majors Offered||62|
|Most Popular Majors||Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
|Student to Faculty Ratio||19:1||Four Year Graduation Rate||10%|
Pharmaceutical Sciences are a well-renowned and well-funded field of research at FAMU.
FAMU also has a very respectable engineering program.
FAMU is ranked the #10 historically black college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and ranked among the best southeastern colleges by the Princeton Review.
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|Enrolled Students||13,089||Male to Female Ratio||41:59||Percent Out-of-State||17%||Student Heritage|
The FAMU sports teams, the rattlers, participate in NCAA Division I-AA, and their arch rival is Bethune-Cookman University.
FAMU’s marching band, the Marching 100, are consistently recognized as one of the best marching bands in the nation.
A large proportion, about 96%, of first year students choose to live on campus their first year at FAMU.
At FAMU there are 96 student organizations.