Florida Memorial University: Review & Facts

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Florida Memorial University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,470 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1879 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Florida Memorial University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Florida Memorial University.

Florida Memorial University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Criminal Justice, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Florida Memorial University student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (below Florida average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Florida Memorial University is low - 38%. Approximately 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Florida Memorial University is pretty decent: 15:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,300
High
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $12,400 a year. The additional fees at Florida Memorial University beyond tuition are about $2,900, which comes to $15,300 per year.

Read the details about Florida Memorial University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
24%
According to recent data, 5,101 applications were submitted and 1,242 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to enroll at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Florida Memorial University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Florida Memorial University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (305) 626-3600 or check Florida Memorial University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Low
Florida Memorial University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Florida Memorial University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Florida Memorial University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 800 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: around $3,300 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Florida Memorial University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Florida Memorial University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Florida Memorial University Location and Maps



Post Address: Florida Memorial University, 15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199, USA
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