Tallahassee, FL
Tuition (in-state)
$17,726 ($5,785)
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Reviews 1506 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: FAMU is a good place to meet new people.

5 College Junior

Majors: I have not had one.

5 College Junior

Nightlife: It's FAMU home of the parties!

2 College Junior

Weather: Whatever the normal weather is its 10X worse on campus.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I am not a big fan of the Greek life.

5 College Junior

Academics: I love Florida A & M University!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: They really need to fix the on campus housing here, some of the dorms flood, and they need to do something about the mold problem.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: My curriculum to get into my major is pretty tough, but it will be worth it.

5 College Freshman

Majors: I am not in my major yet, but my academic adviser is great, he really cares about each student.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: I have a great time every time I go out. I also love that the house parties never get shut down.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I do not receive any financial aid from the school and I do not know how too.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Although the curriculum here is pretty tough, that is a good thing because it prepares each student well for their future job.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: I do not like that the mall does not have that many good stores to choose from.

2 College Freshman

Parking: It is a huge challenge to find a parking spot close to that class that your going to.

2 College Freshman

Weather: I hate how cold it here in Tallahassee. I also do not like when it rains.

2 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: I wish that parking services weren't so strict. I don't understand why we cannot park in the teachers are after a certain time. Finding parking can be hectic.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: Being that I attend an HBCU I did not expect to see as much adversity as I do see on this campus, this is a good thing that my school is diverse.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: The transportation at my school is good. I just do not like the fact that after a certain time we only have one campus bus running, and I do not like that we do not have a campus bus running on the weekends.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: it's always a way to get home and the cost is good

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: They have way too many problems and are very slow

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: There's a lot of great people from all over.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: They put extra beds in small places to make money

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: Everything here prepares you for life in some way.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Parking: Parking is not all that great on campus.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: Parties are the best but dont get too caught up.

2 people found this useful Report

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Florida A&M University
Florida A&M University

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Angel Neal
Tampa, Fla
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Florida A&M University will prepare you to excel in your future career. The professors push and encourage their students to go beyond their limits. There are no handouts at the University—you have to work hard and earn your grades. FAMU also offers lots of student organizations, and it’s recommended that you get involved with at least one. Many students met some of their best friends through campus organizations.

The University is also unique because it is rich in tradition and culture. Students here bleed orange and green, and their love for the University stays with them after graduation. In fact, FAMU has a huge alumni following, and alumni are constantly coming back to campus for events. Another unique thing about FAMU is the University’s award-winning marching band, Marching 100. The band has performed in Super Bowls, appeared on national TV, including CBS News and ESPN College Day, performed with Kanye West and Jamie Foxx at the 2006 Grammys, and was even asked by President Obama to play at one of his events. Many FAMU students say there is no doubt in their minds that they would choose the University again if they had the choice. This University is truly a home away from home and continues to produce educated and successful future leaders.

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