Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Tallahassee, FL 32307


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 9,619
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,299 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,988 applications and only 2,174 students were granted admission. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is at the #29 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 56% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 44% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT900 to 1080
ACT19 to 24

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,524 and in-state students paid $3,152.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 72% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,981 (which is 12.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2016-2017, was 1,167, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,023 (which is 13.6% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has enrolled a total of 9,619 students (8,199 students full-time and 1,420 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,619 students, 502 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 7,769 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,850 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 29 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 84%

White: 8%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 27% 1,619 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 450 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 7% 402
Legal Professions And Studies 4% 230
Psychology 4% 227
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 206
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 185
Architecture And Related Services 3% 182
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 181
Education 2% 114

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,100. Last year, out of the total 2,452 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,256 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,874 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,525 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,100 $35,800
Employment Rate 92% 91%
Total Graduates 2,452 3,874

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

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0.9 mile away
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35.6 mile away
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