A lion’s heart is filled with exceptional courage and fortitude

At Florida Memorial University, we leave nothing to chance. Our lion mascot embodies our spirit and our spirit drives our legacy. Since 1879, the courage of our founders and the fortitude of our students have given FMU the great privilege of offering quality education to students who may not otherwise receive one. Today, FMU prides itself on sitting at the intersection of culture and community, offering 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students hailing from an array of ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.

Students come to FMU in pursuit of their dreams and leave equipped to disrupt the world for good. In addition to being one of the country’s most diverse regions, South Florida is hailed as a top area for tech start-ups, innovation and Black entrepreneurship. This gives FMU’s students access to leading professionals and hands-on learning in a variety of industries. As a private, co-educational institution, FMU is committed to cultivating a new generation of professionals who will positively advance the local, national and global economy. Boasting thousands of alumni, FMU produces top educators, aviators, artists, communicators, creatives and other professionals who lead by example, have character when no one is watching and serve selflessly for the good of mankind.