Florida Memorial College: Narrative Description

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15800 NW 42nd Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
Tel: (305)626-3600
Free: 800-822-1362
Admissions: (305)626-3147
Web Site: http://www.fmuniv.edu/


Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Baptist Church. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1879. Setting: 77-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $6.7 million. Total enrollment: 2,161. Students come from 37 states and territories, 12% from out-of-state, 30% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. ROTC: Army, Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.2 high school GPA, 2 recommendations. Placement: SAT or ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $15. Comprehensive fee: $15,952 includes full-time tuition ($9528), mandatory fees ($1582), and college room and board ($4842). College room only: $2584. Part-time tuition: $397 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities, eating clubs. Student services: health clinic. Option: coed housing available. Florida Memorial College Library with 122,919 books and 405 serials. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.