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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

What distinguishes Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University from other universities is its legacy of providing access to a high-quality, affordable education to many students who otherwise may never have the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of getting a college degree. 

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was founded as the State Normal College for Colored Students, and on October 3, 1887, it began classes with fifteen students and two instructors. Today, FAMU, as it has become affectionately known, is the premiere school among historically black colleges and universities.


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.


Florida A&M University is committed to inspirational teaching and exemplary research through creative partnerships at the local, state, national and global levels. The Division of Research seeks to:

  • support the economic development agenda of the state and region;
  • offer superior support services to faculty, staff and students to pursue their research endeavors;
  • encourage collaboration and interdisciplinary research activities on campus and externally;
  • promote excellence within the academic programs and support areas;
  • establish national and international partnerships in research;
  • effectively protect, manage and market intellectual property; and
  • ensure the highest level of fiscal responsibility in grants management.


Arnita Tucker Mcfarland is FAMUs Career Development Advisor. Her main goal is to give students information and support in developing a career pathway. Her and her team assit students in choosing a major they are interested and skilled in which avoids major changes and uncertainty.

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Housing services

We welcome you with open arms to join the Office of University Housing family in any one of our nine residential facilities.Before proceeding with your application, please be sure to read any information on our website, considering it may assist you throughout your application process.

Library services

Samuel H. Coleman Memorial Library, the University's main library, is named for Samuel Harrison Coleman, who faithfully served the University as general alumni president for 14 years. The 88,964 square foot facility includes group study rooms, a student study lounge and cafe, graduate/faculty study carrels, teleconference rooms, and information literacy classroom.

Medical services

FAMU Studnet Health Services is staffed by Florida licensed physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, LPNs, certified medical assistants, and support staff who provide high quality, convenient and affordable services.

Student Life

Campus life

The mission of the Undergraduate Student Success Center is to foster a collaborative and comprehensive learning environment that empowers students to engage in their own learning, leverage university resources to achieve academic and career success, and become competitive in today’s global marketplace.

Sports facilities

The Department of Campus Recreation offers an array of programs and services that foster wellness and positive socialization for the University Community. The department's mission is to meet the needs of a diverse student population by providing a comprehensive and innovative program of recreational, leisure and fitness activities. The department is comprised of three components: Intramural Sports, Fitness and Aerobics and Outdoor Adventures.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am currently studying psychology at Florida A&M University, it has been an amazing journey. I have been studying on research papers and I developed myself very good on it, only thing that I do not like in here is "studying system" that is the reason why I want to get my masters degree in Germany!

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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