About Florida Memorial University

Founded in 1879, Florida Memorial University. is a Private college. Located in Florida, which is a city setting in Florida, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 1,280 full time undergraduate students, and 59 full time graduate students.

The Florida Memorial University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. There are 71 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Florida Memorial University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate24%
Application Deadline
Application Fee50
SAT Range
ACT Range

Admissions at FMU are considered Most Selective, with ,10% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 7 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Florida Memorial University.

0%
“We”re apathetic”
28%
“We know about current events and vote”
72%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
6%
“We save it for the classroom”
17%
“Sometimes, but not often”
44%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
33%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
12%
“I only go out in groups”
29%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
59%
“I feel extremely safe”
32%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
26%
“We bought the gear”
42%
“We live for the big game”
6%
“It”s not really our thing”
29%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
65%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
0%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
0%
“Available in class”
67%
“They keep regular office hours”
33%
“They”re always available”
0%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
11%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
61%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
28%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
28%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
28%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
22%
“We only party on weekends”
22%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
11%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
61%
“There might be people who do”
22%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
6%
“There”s a huge drug scene”

Florida Memorial University REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    40 Students rated on-campus housing 3.2 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    29 Students rated off-campus housing 2.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    45 Students rated campus food 3.1 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    45 Students rated campus facilities 3.5 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    45 Students rated class size 4.2 stars. 49 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    43 Students rated school activities 3.4 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    44 Students rated local services 3.2 stars. 20 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    46 Students rated academics 3.7 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Florida Memorial University?

25 Students rated Florida Memorial University

Jonathan - 08/12/2022

I think Florida Memorial University is the best place to pursue the dream of becoming a pilot, because the professors there really care about their students about achieving that goal. Unlike other flight schools at other colleges, they have the best deal with prices for pilot training from private to commercial.

Cherlda - 09/22/2020

It is a very diverse campus with a lot of international students with a clean environment. The staff are helpful and faculty are willing to assist you with your needs. Their is a big emphasis on student activities and athletics. However, more resources could be implemented in academics and doing so would make the university well rounded.

Kiara

Florida Memorial University is a well rounded school. The staff is very respectable and the President is a nice woman. The professors get to have a bond with the students and the campus is very diverse and open minded. The university has many majors and minors to choose from. It is also very affordable.

Lo'Rell

Florida Memorial University to me is like a family member, sometimes you may not see eye to eye and may have troubles but at the end of the day you are happy to have them in your life. I know for a fact this school has turned around my life plus many other students who attend or have graduated. Through the loving and nurturing faculty to the bond building activities, to the many experiences good and bad this school gets us as students ready and acclimated from emerging young adulthood to adulthood. If I had a choice to go back and do it all over again I do it in the same lion clothing I’m in and no other way around.

Florida Memorial University FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Florida Memorial University?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Florida Memorial University is 24%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    My advice is just to to get information from reliable sources, such as teachers, alumni, even your parents, that can direct you to best choices of colleges. When your research has brought you to a list of choices you should tour those colleges just to get a personal feel for them. Once you have made your choice, i recommend that early on you really focus on your acedemics, but also find time to socialize and know the people in your school. Its also a good idea t become involved in student activites and clubs. However, do not let other interests distract you from your real purpose in college, to focus on your academics.

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  3. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Our school is known for being the birthplace of the negro national anthem "Lift every voice and sing". Also we are known for being a school of aviation and aeronautical science, particularly for notable alumni, Barrington Irving, who in 2007, was the youngest person and first black to fly solo around the world.

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  4. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    the confusing on where every hall are located..

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  5. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I tell my friends how beautiful the grass, the buidlings and the little pond we have in the middle of the campus. Then I tell them how wonderfully small our community is therefore making us students a family.

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  6. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    A expensive experience of African American students wanting to succeed

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  7. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates at Florida Memorial University are kind, honest, heplful, caring and would be there if needed.

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  8. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    Florida Memorial University is very unique , because the school is a historical black college, it is a private school, and its intitution is 22,000. The university is very small , similar to a circle. Alot of students attend the school. But alot of students leave the school also. Thats due to a hand few of teachers , that Florida Memorial Univerisity have. Overall it is a wonderful school, but the school just cost too much to attend. If the school intitution was $15,000 or less I would love to stay ;Also my mother attended Florida Memorial University also

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  9. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    Because this school is to small for me. I was looking forward to bigger facilities and events, sports and more school spirit.

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  10. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    The type of person that should attend this school is someone who is very driven , determined and that will stay focused. A person who wants to come to a small but fun university.This scholl has about a total of abouy 40 students to a room not to big and not to small so someone who likes the feel of small classes and not big ones should attend this school and also here , everyone knows everyone. A person who likes everything close by because everything at this school is right next to each other and alot of walking isnt needed.

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  11. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about Florida Memorial is the Honors Program that I am currently in. The Honors program strives for excellence and brings forth any individual's most potential. I believe that it is the catalyst that Florda Memorial needed to improve as a whole.

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  12. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most fustrating thing about my school is that the campus is very small, not enough activites around campus to participate in also not enough food choices.

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  13. What kind of person should attend this school?

    Any one looking for a degree

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Student Body

Students

63%

female

37%

male

1,280

Total Undergrad Enrollment

59

Total Grad Students

18%

Out-Of-State

77%

In-State

5%

International

Organizations

86

Student Organizations

6

Fraternities

4

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

43%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
% Black or African-American
72%
% Hispanic/Latino
6%
% White or Caucasian
1%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

99% of students attending Florida Memorial University receive some sort of financial aid. 80% were awarded federal grants. While 54% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$15,536

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$2,300

Books and Supplies

$6,734

Room and Board

24,570

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$16,767
$30 - $48K
$17,333
$48 - $75K
$18,533
$75 - $110K
$19,958
$110K & UP
$20,769

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