Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tallahassee, FL

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

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$5,785

Avg in-state tuition

$17,725

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Tallahassee, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,184, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 33%. The university offers 63 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,785, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $17,725.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

33% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

85% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

55% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-24

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1150

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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9k

Students enrolled

98%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

83%

White

7%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Unknown

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

65% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

3

Total Online Enrollment

8,958

Student Location Breakout

98% 2%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 15% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

80%

State Grant Aid

43%

Institution Grant Aid

64%

Pell Grant

65%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,590
State Grant Aid $4,425
Institution Grant Aid $4,227
Pell Grant Aid $5,453

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.