Florida Metropolitan University-Fort Lauderdale Campus: Narrative Description

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FLORIDA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY-FORT LAUDERDALE CAMPUS L-14

225 North Federal Hwy.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Tel: (954)783-7339; 800-468-0168; Admissions: (954)783-7339; Fax: (954)568-2008; Web Site: http://www.fmu.edu/

Description: Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of Corinthian Colleges, Inc. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1940. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Miami. Total enrollment: 1,612. Faculty: 70 (24 full-time, 46 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. Students come from 25 states and territories, 0% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 8% black, 0.1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 55% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, CPAt. Recommended: interview, SAT I or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $9000 full-time, $235 per quarter hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $150 full-time, $50 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: American Marketing Association, International Business Club. Major annual events: Christmas Party, Halloween Party, Spring Dance. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, building security. College housing not available. Florida Metropolitan University Library plus 1 other with 14,500 books, 61 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $131,425. 86 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. Staffed computer lab on campus.