2023 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$12,539

Net Price

35%

Admitted

37%

Enrolled

55%

Graduation Rate

14/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 9,000. In 2021, there were 263 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #10 in Florida and ranks #302 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

263

Total Enrollment

9,000

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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#10

Florida Rank

Combining ranking factors for 47 schools that offer psychology degrees in Florida, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University ranks #10.

#302

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University ranks #302.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Community Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology and Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Community Psychology20
Counseling and Applied Psychology20
General Psychology119
Social Work7331
Total Graduates19271
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 8,717 students applied to the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. The university admitted 35% and 37% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 89%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is 55%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 39%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare FAMU to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

FAMU

8,717

Applicants

35%

Percent Admitted

37%

Percent Enrolled

89%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

55%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 638 or 79% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 174 or 21% part-time faculty members employed at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 576 or 71%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

FAMU

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

79%

Percent Full-Time

21%

Percent Part-Time

71%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $3,152, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,138.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $8,019 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,857.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,644
On-Campus Living Expenses$5,586
Total Living Expenses$17,230
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$3,152
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,138
Total Undergraduate Expenses$21,520
In-State, Graduate Tuition$8,019
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,857
Total Graduate Expenses$9,876
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is $12,539. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$10,629$8,409
$30,001 – $48,000$11,821$10,385
$48,001 – $75,000$15,705$14,672
$75,001 – $110,000$17,274$17,233
$110,001 and more$20,039$18,198
US Department of Education

Compare Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

FAMU

$21,520

Cost to Attend

$10,178

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,539

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 961 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 6,186 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $10,178.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid6,186$10,178
Pell Grants4,173$5,526
Federal Student Loans3,489$6,057
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

FAMU

6,186

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

4,173

Number of Pell Grants

30%

Pell Grants

3,489

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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