Florida Memorial University

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world rank  4082

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Founded in 1879, Florida Memorial University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Miami Gardens (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida Memorial University (FMC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Florida Memorial University (FMC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FMC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym FMC
Founded 1879
Motto Leadership, Character, Service
Colours Royal blue and orange

University Location

Address 15800 Nw 42 Avenue
Miami Gardens
33054-6199 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (305) 626 3600
Fax +1 (305) 626 3769

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 15800 Northwest 42 Avenue
Miami 33054
(305) 626 3750

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Alabama Baptist Convention - www.alsbom.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Florida Memorial University's Library
Florida Memorial University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 93,583 physical volumes, 256 physical media, 41,307 digital/electronic medium and 52 licensed digital/electronic databases. Florida Memorial University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Florida Memorial University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,000 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1951


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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