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Chances of getting into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
35.7%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh
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How hard is it to get into Florida A&M and can I get accepted? The school has a 36% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,665 out of 10,269 applicants were admitted making Florida A&M a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Florida A&M SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
72%
SAT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >49%
1095 to 1160 Avg + 36%-49%
1030 to 1095 Avg - 25%-36%
965 to 1030 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 965 Low <16%
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Florida A&M ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Florida A&M ?

Admission data indicates that Florida A&M regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >49%
21 to 23 Avg + 36%-49%
19 to 21 Avg - 25%-36%
17 to 19 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 17 Low <16%
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Florida A&M GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.27
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Florida A&M . The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Florida for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Florida A&M will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 31% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

84% of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,143 3,126 10,269
Accepted 2,577 1,088 3,665
Acceptance Rate 36% 35% 36%
Enrolled 926 435 1,361
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 40% 37%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
7

Applicants have 7 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133650 IPEDS survey data for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

FAQs

Does Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University prefer SAT or ACT?

72% of students submit their SAT scores to Florida A&M . 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?

36% of those who apply are granted admission to Florida A&M . Admission competition is high and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1160. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 23. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.