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FLORIDA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY-MELBOURNE CAMPUS H-12

2401 North Harbor City Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32935-6657
Tel: (321)253-2929; Admissions: (321)253-2929; Fax: (321)255-2017; Web Site: http://www.fmu.edu/

Description: Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of Corinthian Colleges, Inc. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1953. Setting: 5-acre small town campus with easy access to Orlando. Total enrollment: 880. 339 applied, 68% were admitted. Students come from 3 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 5% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 26% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 80% 25 or older. Retention: 68% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, CPAt. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $8460 full-time, $235 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $180 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 5,000 books and 51 serials. 37 computers available on campus for general student use.

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