Florida Metropolitan University-Pinellas Campus: Narrative Description

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FLORIDA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY-PINELLAS CAMPUS H-6

2471 McMullen Booth Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33759
Tel: (727)725-2688; 800-353-FMUS; Admissions: (727)725-2688; Fax: (727)796-3722; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.fmu.edu/

Description: Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of Corinthian Colleges, Inc. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1890. Setting: 3-acre urban campus with easy access to Tampa-St. Petersburg. Total enrollment: 1,201. 622 applied, 70% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 28% from top half. Students come from 11 states and territories, 6% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 18% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 88% 25 or older. Retention: 72% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview, CPAt. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $8460 full-time, $235 per quarter hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $180 full-time, $60 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: Human Resource Management Association, American Marketing Association, Criminal Justice Professional Fraternity. Major annual events: Student Appreciation Day, Commencement, Homecoming. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, evening patrols by security. College housing not available. Laurel Raffel Memorial Library with 6,721 books and 51 serials. 42 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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