The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is an HBCU founded in Tallahassee in 1887, and it is the only public, historically black university in Florida. The school is highly ranked on several lists, including #6 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities by U.S. News & World Report. It is a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and a designated land-grant research university. The most popular undergraduate majors at FAMU are architecture, journalism, and psychology.
As a native northerner, I was very apprehensive about enrolling in a southern school-- especially one that is currently dealing with a national scandal. However, In the few weeks I have been here, my opinion has completely evolved. The academics, the atmosphere, the facilities, and of course, the student body are wonderful, and, I am very happy to call FAMU my home for the next four years.
Devina from Marietta, GA
despite the recent traumatic events that were revealed at this school the environment is a loving and caring one.
teachers at famu teach to help students learn to help build the knowledge of african american history on a daily basis.
famu is an amazing school to attend because despite critiques and the demeaning of our school be bond together to become a famuly!