Florida Memorial University

Miami Gardens, FL, USA
3.80 Average Rating

Founded in 1879, Florida Memorial University is an HBCU affiliated with the Baptist Church. It is a member of the United Negro College Fund and offer pre-college youth programs focused on the academic future of surrounding community members. A majority of students choose to study criminal justice and safety studies, followed by accounting and psychology. FMU is the only historically black college in Florida.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
27%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
77%
Out-Of-State Students
12%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,250
Total Number of Undergrads
1,173
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
13%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,311
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$15,536
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$15,536
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,776
Books and Supplies
$2500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
73%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,479
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
73%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,382
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,611

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
65%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,284
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$15,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$420
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Lion
School Colors
Orange/White/Royal Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Miami
Atlanta
West Palm Beach
Orlando
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
Florida memorial is a wonderful school to attend for a learning experience. The teachers are amazing and they care about a students future. This school would be a great asset for someone who is looking for a education and career.
Ki' Ariel from Miami Gardens, FL
My school offers a promise and a bright future. It has a loving and caring learning environment. This institution is great the faculty, staff and students care about each other and their education.
Aneka-sierra from Jacksonville, FL
Great Institution of Higher Learning
Samuel from Miami, FL
The school overall is great for people who want an education, but aren't the best when it comes to larger school settings. You aren't a number there. You have a name.
Nandi from Miami, FL
Florida Memorial University is a very diverse university. You get to meet many new people from different parts of the country.
Camry from Miami Gardens, FL
fmu is a great university i really enjoy the things i achieved since i been here
Latifah from Tampa, FL
Florida Memorial University is a very highly accredited school, it is an HBCU (Historically Black College/University). Its a small Private University in Miami, FL its like one big happy family. FMU will provide you with experiences you will never forget.
Student from Central Florida
Florida Memorial is a school of excellence. This school provided me with an opportunity to proceed and succeed in life. Rating Florida Memorial 1- 10, 10 being the highest on the lowest, i give them a 10.
Montey from Tampa, FL

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