We’re glad you’re here! As you embark on your journey into Lion Country, we’re dedicated to cultivating you into citizens of leadership, character and service by offering purposeful opportunities and resources that complement the academic mission of the university. Be sure to take advantage of all our historic institution has to offer. Creating a campus climate that supports diversity and connects our students to success is among our top priorities. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to being there for you along your FMU journey. We work with staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, and external communities to create a safe and welcoming environment, and to support student’s personal, professional, social, and spiritual growth. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need our help in any way! You are our business.
Are you considering taking an educational journey in Lion Country? Aside from being located in the sunny and beautiful South Florida, FMU’s faculty and staff are known for their personalized approach to providing the best education possible. Whether looking for nationally-recognized programs like our School of Business or getting first-hand experience through our career development center, FMU has the tools to equip students to succeed in the global marketplace. Learn why FMU would be the best decision you could make.
Visit Lion Country
Don’t just take our word for it, see for yourself why FMU is where you belong. Experience first-hand what living and learning at South Florida’s only HBCU is all about! Visit our facilities, meet current students and check out our breathtaking campus in the center of sunny Miami Gardens! To schedule a tour email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Schedule a Tour
The Office of Admissions schedules campus tours and information sessions Monday through Friday throughout the year, except on holidays. We also offer tours on select Saturdays during the academic year. You can also come to an open house in the fall where you’ll receive special attention from staff in admissions and financial aid. This is an excellent opportunity to talk with faculty members, interact with current students and meet others who are thinking of joining the FMU family.
Important Tour Information
- Please allow 24 to 48 hours for a response.
- If there is a need for a Saturday campus tour, please keep in mind that all weekend tours must be scheduled for the 1st weekend of the month ONLY.
- Tours must be confirmed by FMU before taking place.
- All tours must be added to the site at least 48 hours from the time tour is requested. This allows us to check times, dates, and all other events being held the requested day.
- All tours must be chaperoned by a Florida Memorial Representative.
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REQUIREMENTS & DEADLINES
Applications to FMU are accepted on a rolling basis
First-Time Freshman Students
1. High School Graduation
Graduated from an accredited high school or the equivalent GED is required. An official transcript and/or original diploma are required.
2. Grade Point Average
A minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 2.4 is required. Students within the top twenty percent of their graduating class that complete the high school course distribution requirements as specified below will be automatically admitted into Florida Memorial University.
3. SAT or ACT Scores
Applicants should submit SAT-I or ACT scores. Test scores are also used for advisement and placement purposes for first-time-in-college applicants.
4. High School Course Distribution requirements for Florida Residents
A student’s high school preparation should include units in the following core areas:
- English 4 units (3 with substantial writing)
- Mathematics 3 units (Algebra 1 and above)
- Natural Science 3 units (2 with lab)
- Social Science 3 units
- Foreign Language 2 units (in the same language)
- Approved Electives 4 units
- Submit $25.00 money order or cashier’s check with application. Fee is nonrefundable.
- Forward official copies of all college transcripts to the Admissions Office
Florida Memorial University accepts courses earned at other post-secondary institutions if:
- The grade earned in major courses, and core English, reading, and mathematics courses is a “C” or higher;
- The courses represent collegiate coursework relevant to the degree program being pursued at the institution;
- The course content, level of instruction and resulting competencies are equivalent to those of students enrolled at the institution; and
- All official transcripts are submitted to the institution.
A maximum of 90 credits total may be transferred to Florida Memorial University. The school’s dean and the provost must approve all transfer credits used toward a degree. A minimum of 25% of the credit hours required for a student’s degree must be earned by instruction at Florida Memorial University.
1. High School Graduation
International students who studied in the British educational system should have passed a minimum of five (5) subjects at the ordinary level in the General Certificate Examination or its equivalent, including English and mathematics. If student transcripts are not in English, students will also need to submit an official translation of their transcripts. Evaluations must be conducted through a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) Organization or the recommended agencies below:
Josef Silny & Associates
World Education Services
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
Phone: (414) 289-3400
If a student’s native language is not English, proficiency in English must be established by a satisfactory TOEFL score (500 written /173 Computer /60 Internet).
Standardized Test Scores
International students should submit scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT).
International Transfer Students must meet the requirements of the University as stated in the previous section and comply with the following:
- Follow United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations regarding transfer of schools
- Complete and provide International Student Advisor with Transfer Release Form if transferring from another U.S. School
- Complete the Financial Statement of Support.
Please contact your respective school of interest for further admissions requirements.