Admissions Information

The application fee is $35 for applying undergraduate school and $35 for graduate school at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$35
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 35.69% and the yield is 37.14%. 3,126 men and 7,143 women applied to FAMU and 1,088 men and 2,577 women students were accepted. Among them, 435 men and 926 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Rate 35.69%34.80%36.08%
Yield 37.14%39.98%35.93%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,201 students (88% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 704 students (52%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 590 and the 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 23 (75th percentile) and 19 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530590
SAT Math500570
ACT Composite1923
ACT Math1723
ACT English1823
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,151, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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FAMU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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