Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

, Tallahassee, FL 32307

About Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. At least 80% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate10,244
Student Age% Under 2580%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time89%
 % Part-time11%
Race/Ethnicity% White4.8%
 % Black90.6%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted61%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled56%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT43%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT55%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800510 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800500 / 800
 SAT Math410 / 800510 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3621 / 36
 ACT English16 / 3621
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math16 / 3621 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,635
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,576
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans69%
 % Undergraduates with Grants82%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,122
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,856
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,814
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,220
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,762
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,762

Neighborhood Data for the Tallahassee Area

Median Age25.8
Median Household Income$38,972
Total Population179,298
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.8% 52.2%
 Age 0-953.1%46.9%
 Age 10-1751.7%48.3%
 Age 18-2446.9%53.1%
 Age 25-2950.9%49.1%
 Age 30-3948.2%51.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White58.0%
 % Black34.1%
 % Asian3.7%
 % Latino6.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.4%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,856
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,814
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$715
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50010.0%10.0%3.4%
 $500 to $74951.0%46.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99925.6%35.3%45.1%
 Over $100013.4%8.7%33.4%
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