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Florida A&M Demographics & Diversity

Tallahassee, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Florida A&M are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 97% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
Race Percent of Students
White 3%
Black 91%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Florida A&M has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,560
Women 6,461

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Florida A&M serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,786 per year

68% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.8%
Part time Undergrads 9.9%

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