Florida A&M Admission RequirementsTallahassee, Florida
Chances of getting into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
How hard is it to get into Florida A&M and can I get accepted? The school has a 39% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,488 out of 8,976 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 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 39% 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
Applicants Submitting SAT72%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>52%|
|1105 to 1170||Avg +||39%-52%|
|1040 to 1105||Avg -||27%-39%|
|975 to 1040||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 975||Low||<18%|
Florida A&M ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT45%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|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 #25 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>52%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||39%-52%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||27%-39%|
|17 to 19||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 17||Low||<18%|
Avg. High School GPA3.27
Typical High School GradesB
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
84% of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||38%||42%||39%|
Applications were DueMay 15, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
72% of students submit their SAT scores to Florida A&M . 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
39% of those who apply are granted admission to Florida A&M . Admission competition is high and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1170. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.