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Tallahassee, Florida

Florida A&M Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
45.6%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Florida A&M and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,437 out of 7,533 applicants were admitted making Florida A&M a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Florida A&M SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
35%
SAT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1150

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

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >59%
1145 to 1210 Avg + 46%-59%
1080 to 1145 Avg - 33%-46%
1015 to 1080 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 1015 Low <23%
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Florida A&M ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
65%
ACT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 65 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >59%
20 to 22 Avg + 46%-59%
18 to 20 Avg - 33%-46%
16 to 18 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 16 Low <23%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.27
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,869 2,664 7,533
Accepted 2,320 1,117 3,437
Acceptance Rate 48% 42% 46%
Enrolled 1,035 527 1,562
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 47% 45%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
160

Applicants have 160 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Florida A&M before the May 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor 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.