Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Rankings

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In the World#1485 of 14178
In North America#467 of 2629
In the United States#424 of 2528
In Florida#16 of 111
In Tallahassee#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
36%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
7,818
Graduates
1,808
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
famu.edu

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate36%35%36%
Applicants10,2693,1267,143
Admissions3,6651,0882,577
Freshmen enrolled full time1,338424914
Freshmen enrolled part time231112

2,664 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

49 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,201 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University are 1030-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
704 or 52%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University are 19-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American7966 (83%)
White706 (7%)
Hispanic476 (5%)
Two or more races313 (3%)
Asian81 (0.8%)
Nonresident Alien76 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,970
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$3,152$8,019
Tuition in-state$3,152$8,019
Tuition out-of-state$14,524$22,108
Fee in-district$2,633$1,857
Fee in-state$2,633$1,857
Fee out-of-state$3,201$2,561

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,520
Combined charge for room and board$10,986
Room charge$6,012
Meal charge$4,974

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General204
Business Administration and Management, General8674
Pharmacy144
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General141
Law130
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies116
Psychology, General108
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse965
Biology & Biological Sciences, General809
Social Work5419
Journalism54
Public Relations & Image Management52
Health & Health Care Administration & Management419
Architecture2322
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies43
Political Science and Government, General39
Social Sciences, General39
Agriculture, General276
Public Health, General303
Occupational Therapy & Therapist28
Computer and Information Sciences, General215
Information Technology25
Physical Therapy & Therapist25
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator23
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician23
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management21
Sociology20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General16
Accounting15
Chemistry, General113
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General13
English Language and Literature, General13
Food Science12
Civil Engineering, General552
Graphic Design12
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician11
Community Psychology11
Music, General10
Chemical Engineering631
Educational Leadership and Administration, General55
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist9
Mechanical Engineering9
Environmental Studies8
Elementary Education and Teaching8
Economics, General8
Mathematics, General8
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other34
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24
Physics, General122
History, General5
Environmental Science311
Industrial Engineering221
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other5
Agricultural Engineering4
African-American & Black Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other3
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations3
Computer Engineering, General3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Secondary Education and Teaching2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1
Grand Total431,444311319
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%41%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,223
Citations
81,706

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
780
Biology
719
Medicine
516
Physics
349
Materials science
264
Computer science
259
Psychology
190
Political science
170
Engineering
158
Mathematics
125
Environmental science
119
Business
115
Sociology
91
Economics
83
Geography
75
Geology
22
History
20
Art
11
Philosophy
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics88611,619
Business11492,575
Environmental science12292,710
Economics12622,042
Engineering13362,935
Chemistry138615,221
Biology139214,774
Psychology15464,507
Sociology1554704
Philosophy158426
Medicine15967,020
History159829
Political science1623301
Materials science17345,263
Computer science17473,525
Geology1789467
Geography2373245
Mathematics23861,031
Art31811

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034120
199125144
199235154
199340194
199452269
199560222
199673317
199770395
199890389
199983492
2000108639
200198896
20021071358
20031201742
20041922014
20051112390
20061312437
20071452810
20081293037
20091423262
20101513189
20111683925
20121314174
20131354639
20142185102
20151874826
20161814897
20171544823
20181724193
20192234860
20202055604

General info

Alternative namesFlorida A&M University
FAMU
FAMU Rattlers
Rattlers
Founded1887
WikipediaFlorida A&M University
MottoExcellence With Caring
Colorsorange, green
Academic CalendarAugust to August
Total FTE staff1,783
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee, Florida, 32307
United States
City population181,000
Phone8505993000
Fax+1 (850) 599 3952

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