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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Check whether Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is right for you as an international student.

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Tallahassee, USA
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Study abroad at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is a public US university with its main campus in Tallahassee, Florida. The campus is set across 422 acres featuring large oak trees, green spaces and 156 university buildings.

Florida A&M University offers 54 bachelor’s degrees, 29 master’s degrees, and 12 doctoral degrees; Its most popular programs at undergraduate level are architecture, journalism, computer information sciences and psychology. At graduate level its most popular programs include pharmaceutical sciences, public health, engineering and physics.

In addition to the main Tallahassee campus, FAMU has other smaller campuses across the state, including the College of Law in Orlando and the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) in Crestview, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Miami.

The University’s sports team is the FAMU Rattlers who play at NCAA D-1 level.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University logo

Why study at Florida A&M University?

  • Sports and athletics

    FAMU is an NCAA Division I school

  • Top ten HBCU

    number nine in the US News and World Report of Best Historically Black Colleges

Life as an international student

Florida A&M University’s student population is made up of 11,000 people from across the United States and more than 70 other countries. The University values diversity and its student body includes representatives from a range of ethnic, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds. As an international student you are part of FAMU's goal to continue reaching students beyond the United States.

You have a number of opportunities to participate in the FAMU and Tallahassee community with over 100 active student clubs and student organizations. Florida A&M University and its student union Efferson encourage international students to become involved in at least one student club or organization.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Language Center
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 4
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Diving Pools 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 2
    • Restaurants 2
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 4
    • Sport facilities 3
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 4
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University programs

Fees and funding

FAMU has been consistently recognized for its affordable degree programs.

Latin American and Caribbean students can apply for limited scholarships available that allow students to pay in-state tuition.

Students can submit a scholarship application for departments to make a decision.


Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is located in Tallahassee. Best known as Florida's capital city, Tallahassee shares a deep-rooted history and culture with unparalleled natural adventure and an upbeat vitality.

  • To Tallahassee International Airport
    15 minutes

Visa requirements for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements