Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was awarded 50 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is electrical, electronic and communications engineering technology/technician.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Florida A&M University is ranked #1,363 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 87 colleges in Florida, Florida A&M University is ranked at #49.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Florida A&M University?

Acceptance Rate

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has an acceptance rate of 46%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Florida A&M University.

Average Test Scores

About 35% of students accepted to Florida A&M University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 580. Math scores were between 500 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University  ( 500 to 580 )
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SAT Math Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University  ( 500 to 560 )
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Florida A&M University received ACT scores from 65% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University  ( 18 to 22 )
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Learn more about Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admissions.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Florida A&M University is 11%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  11 out of 100
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,818 undergraduates at Florida A&M University with 6,802 being full-time and 1,016 being part-time.

How Much Does Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Cost?

The overall average net price of Florida A&M University is $15,060. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Florida A&M University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,139 $14,051 $17,708 $20,413 $21,195

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Florida A&M University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Florida A&M University, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $6,459 a year. That adds up to $25,836 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Florida A&M University is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Florida A&M University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Florida A&M University make about $37,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University make the most money.

Location of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public institution located in Tallahassee, Florida. The location of Florida A&M University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Florida A&M University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307
Phone: 850-599-3000
Website: www.famu.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FAMU1887
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FAMU_1887

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 56 majors graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Of these students, 1,550 received undergraduate degrees and 616 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health Sciences & Services 214 $22,400
Interdisciplinary Studies 164 $26,900
Business Administration & Management 136 $41,400
Criminal Justice & Corrections 116 $27,900
General Psychology 107 $21,600
Nursing 82 $57,300
General Biology 79 $29,000
Social Work 68 $28,000
Computer Information Systems 54 $45,900
Political Science & Government 45 $24,900

Learn more about the majors offered at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Florida A&M University

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 2,713 students took at least one online class at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. This is an increase from the 2,606 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,713 49
2017-2018 2,606 47
2016-2017 1,704 45
2015-2016 1,301 29
2013-2014 298 43

Learn more about online learning at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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