Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

public university Estd 1887
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida A&M University or Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is a public institution that was established in 1887. It is the only historically Black institution in the State University System of Florida. It is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, resolution of complex issues, and the empowerment of citizens and communities.

The University offers 54 bachelor’s degrees, 29 master’s degrees, three professional degrees, and 12 doctoral programs in a wide range of academic areas. The most popular undergraduate programs are business administration, biology, criminal justice, and allied health. Other majors are available in every field, from animal science to engineering and nursing. Additionally, the school offers several distinctive degree programs. These include such majors as jazz studies, cardiopulmonary sciences, journalism, and health informatics, and management.

In addition to the main Tallahassee campus, FAMU has a few satellite campuses across Florida. These include the College of Law for Orlando and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS), which have centers in Crestview, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miami. The College of Law is recognized by its Center for International Law and Justice, which takes part in nationally recognized research, training, and advocacy in the areas of international and comparative law. Boasting 13 patents, FAMU has the only college of pharmacy nationwide that offers nationally accredited MPH and DrPH degree programs.

The presence of these esteemed satellite campuses benefits all FAMU students by setting up connections and networking across Florida, and by adding to the overall value of a degree from Florida A&M University. Students looking for a challenging academic foundation will discover a variety of programs to meet their career objectives at FAMU.

FAMU students also have the opportunity to actively engage in a broad range of educational or recreational activities. There are more than 100 recognized student clubs and organizations at the university. Additionally, students can research and join several honor societies and professional organizations, as well as Greek fraternities and sororities. These organizations foster opportunities to build leadership skills, character, and a sense of philanthropy and civic engagement through community service projects.

FAMU values diversity in thought, perspective, and culture. The University enrolls nearly 10,000 students hailing from across the United States and more than 70 countries, including several African countries, the Bahamas, Brazil, Indonesia, China, and the United Arab Emirates, to name a few. The student body includes representatives from all ethnic, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds.

FAMU’s aim incorporates the development of a Center of Excellence intended to grow minority participation in graduate study in science, engineering, mathematics, and technology. At Florida A&M University, 85 percent of full-time students get need-based financial aid, and the average need-based scholarship or grant award.

Some prominent graduates include Anika Noni Rose – an American actress and singer, Althea Neale Gibson – an American tennis player, And Pamela Oliver – an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for National Basketball Association.

Masters of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 10.4 Lakh

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M.S in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Duration - 1-5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 300, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 12.7 Lakh

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Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 305, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.6 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 293, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 12.8 Lakh

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Masters of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 600, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 29.7 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 600 & Above
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
MS - 4 CoursesGRE - 293-305
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Not required
Essays - Not required
CV - Not required
Additional documents - Required
Application feesNo Fees
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesSpring - 1ˢᵗ Aug 2020
Summer - 1ˢᵗ Dec 2020

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MBA - 1 Course12 MonthsINR 29.7L
USD 40,531
MS - 4 Courses12 - 60 MonthsINR 10.4L - 12.8L
USD 14,204 - 17,502
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