Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Public, Four-years School Located in Tallahassee, FL

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How much is the FAMU tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, FAMU's tuition & fees is $5,785 for Florida residents and $17,725 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,153 for Florida residents and $36,093 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

FAMU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$5,785
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,725
Books & Supplies Costs$1,138
On-campus Room & Board$11,644
On-campus Expenses$5,586
Off-campus Room & Board$9,872
Off-campus Expenses$6,550
2023-2024 Estimates
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$5,785
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,725

How Much Does it Cost to Go to FAMU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $70,900 at FAMU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $139,820. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $93,872.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Sophomore (2024-25)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Junior (2025-26)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Senior (2026-27)$17,725$34,955$23,468
4 Years Total$70,900$139,820$93,872
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Sophomore (2025-26)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Junior (2026-27)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Senior (2027-28)$17,725$34,955$23,468
4 Years Total$70,900$139,820$93,872
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Sophomore (2026-27)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Junior (2027-28)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Senior (2028-29)$17,725$34,955$23,468
4 Years Total$70,900$139,820$93,872
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Sophomore (2027-28)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Junior (2028-29)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Senior (2029-30)$17,725$34,955$23,468
4 Years Total$70,900$139,820$93,872
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Sophomore (2028-29)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Junior (2029-30)$17,725$34,955$23,468
Senior (2030-31)$17,725$34,955$23,468
4 Years Total$70,900$139,820$93,872

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, FAMU' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $8,844.
In-StateOut-of-State
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University$5,785$17,725
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between FAMU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityTallahassee, FL$5,785$17,725
The University of West FloridaPensacola, FL$6,360$19,241

Financial Aid and COA

At Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 6,819 students (93%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $11,487.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at FAMU is $24,606 for students living on-campus and $23,798 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,121 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $12,191 and the average amount of student loans is $5,747.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$24,153$36,093
COA (off-campus)$23,345$35,285
Tuition & Fees$5,785$17,725
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,368$18,368
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,560$17,560
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$12,666$24,606
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,858$23,798
Average Financial Aid$11,487$11,487
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,81993%$11,487
Pell Grants4,05055%$5,429
Federal Student Loan2,90640%$5,857
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,12198%-
Grants or Scholarships1,12098%$12,191
Federal Grants1,10597%$8,419
Pell Grants64957%$5,606
Other Federal Grants1,08996%$5,202
State/Local Grants44239%$4,555
Institutional Grants62054%$3,769
Student Loan Aid48442%$5,747
Federal Student Loans48142%$5,103
Other Student Loans192%$17,213
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level755754$12,427
0-30,000240240$16,651
30,001-48,000146146$14,027
48,001-75,000135134$10,597
75,001-110,000110110$8,747
110,001 or more124124$7,622

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

FAMU's acceptance rate is 35.29%. A total of 8,717 applicants applied to and 3,076 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,129 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 36.70%.
To apply to FAMU, 6 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Formal demonstration of competencies.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,7172,463$6,254
Admitted3,076852$2,224
Enrolled1,129338$791
Acceptance Rate35.29%34.59%35.56%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)36.70%39.67%35.57%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to FAMU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,080 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 20.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0801,0101,150
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW555520590
SAT Math525490560
ACT Composite201723
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math201723
ACT English221924

Student Population

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has a total of 9,215 students including 7,709 undergraduate and 1,506 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,075 male students and 5,925 female students attending FAMU. The school offers online degree programs and 80 students enrolled online exclusively (0.87% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,000 3,0755,925
Undergraduate7,301 2,5084,793
Graduate1,699 5671,132

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tallahassee, FL
Phone850-599-3000
WEBwww.famu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered102 Programs
Graduate Program Offered42 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate32.93%
Yield37.31%
Student Population9,215
Graduation Rate60%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate90% (Full-time), 61% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties577 (Full-time), 118 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,711 (Full-time), 119 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$80,756
Average Staff Salary$56,264