Florida A and M University History
Florida A and M University also known as FAMU and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is an American institution located in Tallahassee, Florida. The university was established as State Normal College for Coloured Students in 1887 and adopted its present name in 1953. The university currently enrols over 10000 students.
Florida A and M University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Florida A and M University comprises of 12 schools which offer 54 undergraduate programs, 29 graduate programs, and 12 doctoral programs in a wide range of subjects. The university also offers 1 professional degree in addition to a number of online programs.
Florida A and M University offers programs in Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Public Health, Journalism, Media, Graphic Communications, Law, Design, Arts and Humanities, Computer Sciences, Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Languages, Electrical Engineering, and Political Sciences.
Florida A and M University Campuses
Florida A and M University has a suburban campus spread over an area of 420 acres in Tallahassee, Florida. The university campus is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places and comprises of over 132 buildings. The university also maintains smaller facilities in Orlando, Quincy, Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, and Crestview.
Florida A and M University offers a range of facilities for students which include classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, student housing, restaurant and cafe, sports courts and grounds, parks and gardens, recreational spaces and lounges, and bookstores in addition to library with over 2 million items, 150000 plus e-books, and an exhaustive digital catalogue.
Florida A and M University Achievements
Florida A and M University is ranked amongst top 300 universities in the United States in the US University rankings published by QS Top Universities. The university is also ranked 241st in the country by US News and World Report.
Florida A and M University is also ranked 61st nationally for its undergraduate teaching by US News and World Report. US News and World Report also ranks the university 20th in the country in the list of Top Performers for Social Mobility.
Florida A and M University USP
Florida A and M University has an acceptance rate of 39% which makes it a selective institution. The university also offers generous scholarships with majority students receiving some sort of grant, bursary, or tuition fee assistance from the university.
Florida A and M University also has its own newspaper, magazine, TV station, and FM Radio Station in addition to a bustling student union with a number of clubs and societies including the Gospel Choir, Marching Band, and FAMU Royal court.
Florida A and M University Notable Alumni
Carrie Meek (Politician), Robert Hayes (Olympic athlete), Pam Oliver (American sportscaster), and Nate Newton (American football player).
Florida A and M University Programs
Florida A and M University Application Requirements
Florida A and M University Cost of studies
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Florida A and M University Deadlines
Bachelors: March, May, and November
Masters: February, August, and December
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements
Florida A and M University Rankings
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1601 S. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA,United States of America