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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

+1 850-599-3000

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Tallahassee, FL USA 32307

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is an HBCU founded in 1887. As such, 92.7% of the student body are of minority backgrounds. Additionally, 66.5% of students are women. Students represent 41 countries and 27 states.

The school was first named the State Normal College for Colored Students. In 1887 there were just 15 students and two professors.

The school now offers 54 majors. Some of the most popular majors are Health Service Preparatory Services, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Further, there are more than 30 graduate programs. The university also offers an honors college which focuses on academic achievement, cultural enrichment, development of leadership potential, and community service.

Students at Florida A&T University have an average GPA of 3.4, an average SAT score of 1,105, and an average ACT score of 21. There is an 89% first year retention rate.

The school is located in Tallahassee, Florida. Tuition is $5,785 for in-state students and $17,725 for out-of-state students. There are many need-based grants students can apply for which do not need to be repaid. Additionally, the Yellow Ribbon Program is available.

Florida A&T University is a public institution with an acceptance rate of 33%. Further, the school has a graduation rate of 49.5%. The student-faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

The undergraduate student body is 6,344 strong. The graduate student population is 1,491.

There are more than 300 student organizations students can explore outside of classes. Further, Tallahassee offers many career opportunities and great outdoor activities.

The application deadline is May 1st. The application fee is just $35. Students are asked to submit two letters of recommendation.

93% of students from the university are employed within six years of graduation. The school is ranked number 13 in social mobility and has been ranked a Fulbright HBCU institutional leader.

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