Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Official SchoolApply Partner

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), located in Tallahassee, offers 54 undergraduate, 29 postgraduate, 3 professional and 12 doctoral programs through its schools and colleges of Agriculture & Food Sciences Education; Engineering; Law; Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences; Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities; Science & Technology; Allied Health Sciences; Architecture & Engineering Technology; Business & Industry; Environment; Graduate Studies & Research; Journalism & Graphic Communication; and Nursing.

School Description

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) was founded in 1887. The School was originally called the State Normal College for Colored Students and started out just with just 15 students and two instructors. The School was officially designated as an institution of higher education in 1905 and was elevated from College to university status in 1953.

Today FAMU is a premiere school among historically black colleges and universities and remains the only historically black university in the eleven member State University System of Florida. FAMU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools and additionally has specialised accreditations for its different programs as well.

Some of its notable alumni include: John Thompson, Chair, Microsoft; Althea Gibson. The first African American to win the Wimbledon women’s single crown; Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., nationally acclaimed cancer surgeon and first African-American president of the American Cancer Society; and Congresswoman Carrie Meek, the first African American woman elected to the Florida Senate.

Bachelor Programs

  • 1601 S. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
    USD 17,585 Tuition Fee

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 1601 S. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
    USD 17,585 Tuition Fee

    Agriculture

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.  

  • 1601 S. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
    USD 17,585 Tuition Fee

    American Studies

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture  

  • 1601 S. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
    USD 17,585 Tuition Fee

    Architecture

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectura more

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum SAT 920
  • Minimum ACT 12
  • Average SAT Score 1406