Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - FAMU International student Admissions  & Application
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - FAMU

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - FAMU

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - FAMU international student admissions & applications
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
About FAMU
FAMU by numbers
Enrollment: nearly 10,000
Programs: 100 degree programs
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
TOEFL requirements: 80
ACT: Eng 17, Math 20, Read 20
Established in 1887, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a four-year public, co-educational institution of higher learning, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida.

Distinguished by the lush foliage and massive oaks, the main campus is comprised of 131 buildings spread over 419 acres atop one of the highest of Tallahassee's seven hills. Nearly 10,000 students represent more than 30 states and 70 countries.

Operating fall, spring, and summer terms, the University offers a total of 100 degree programs, comprised of 56 bachelor's degrees, 29 master's degrees, three professional degrees, and 12 doctoral degrees.
Campus Life
The campus at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University FAMU is committed to providing all students with a high-quality education and an exceptional student experience. The University continues to expand degree offerings to address students and market needs, promotes undergraduate research and internship opportunities and provides resources to support interested students.

Along with innovative programming, FAMU also affords students the opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science recently expanded its facility, while the School of Architecture and Engineering Technology allows students to utilize 3-D printing technology. Home to the prestigious Sustainability Institute and Brooksville Agricultural and Environmental Research Station, FAMU has emerged as a leader in conservation research. The Institute and Research Station allow both students and faculty to conduct lasting research with global benefits.

The campus also houses a museum along with numerous libraries, eateries, and computer labs. Student activities include government, athletics, and nearly 200 registered organizations focusing on academics, community service, publications, cultural awareness, and more.
Services for International Students
Regardless of your native land, once you enroll or join our research faculty, you become a valued member of the FAMU community. The Office of International Education and Development exists to make your experience a positive one by providing comprehensive support, referral and immigration services. In addition, orientation activities are scheduled at the beginning of each semester to ease your adjustment to the FAMU way of life.

As international students and scholars, you play a valuable role in our goal to expand FAMU's borders beyond the United States. We encourage you to take full advantage of opportunities to participate in FAMU and Tallahassee activities. Your involvement contributes to the rich diversity of the community and enhances the development of greater appreciation for different cultures and peoples.
Accreditations and Rankings
Student at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • FAMU appears of Forbes 2016 List of Top Colleges in the U.S.
  • FAMU was ranked by US News & World Report as a Top 10 HBCU
  • FAMU was named among America's Top Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2015
  • FAMU was named among the Top National Universities by the Washington Monthly in 2015
  • awarded FAMU Best Online Master's Program of 2015
  • Orlando Business Journal named FAMU on its list of Top Ranked Colleges & Universities of 2015
  • FAMU’s nursing program was ranked among the top 25 nursing programs in the eastern region by the Nursing Journal
  • Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has listed the college as the No. 12 pharmacy program in the nation for generating the most research funding
  • The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) lists the college as the largest recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grants among all Florida pharmacy programs
Florida A&M University has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1935. 

FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmacuetical Sciences is full accreditated by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through June 30, 2022

The FAMU School of Business and Industry received its most recent accreditation in 2013 from the leading specialized accreditation association for business education the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service and has been widely hailed for taking initiative to create programs aligning academic curriculum with industry needs.
Program Cost
FAMU has been consistently recognized for its affordable degree programs. SmartAsset has ranked FAMU among the best value colleges (No. 4) and the top schools where graduates earn the highest starting salaries (No. 9).

Fall and Spring Semesters *Fees Per Credit Hour [In-State- $151.78| Out-of-State- $549.80]
Fifteen (15) Hours
  In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $2,276.70 $8, 247.00
Housing (average) $3,596.00 $3,596.00
Meals $2,246.00 $2, 246.00
Rattler ID Card $5.00 $5.00
Orientation Fee $35.00 $35.00
Transportation Fee $65.00 $65.00
Differential Fee $545.70 $545.70
TOTAL $8,799.40 $14, 648.70
TOTAL/annually $17,538.80 $29, 479.40
Students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University