Florida Memorial University

15800 NW 42nd Ave, Miami Gardens, United States
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Overview of Florida Memorial University

About this school

Florida Memorial, founded in 1879, is a church-affiliated college. Its 50-acre campus is located in Miami.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,669
    • Men:634 Men (38.0%)
    • Women:1,035 Women (62.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Florida Memorial University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
15800 NW 42nd Avenue
City, State, Zip
Miami-Dade, FL 33054
Phone
(305) 626-3750
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 1
Application Fee
$15
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
39% of 5,286 applicants were admitted
Women
39% of 3,594 applicants were admitted
Men
38% of 1,692 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,669 (81%) of 2,061 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,035 (73%) of 1,411 admitted students enrolled
Men
634 (98%) of 650 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.70
375 And Above
1%
3.50 - 3.74
5%
3.25 - 3.49
5%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
38%
2.00 - 2.49
33%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Florida Memorial University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1 | Final deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001486
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
781 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
634 (81.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
634 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
121 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$10,850
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 563 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 505 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,900
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 303 (47.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,074 (96.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,763 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,763 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
284 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,950
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,510 (85.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,712 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,900
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 709 (40.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$3,500
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
15.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Mathematics, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,600

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


105

Part-Time Faculty


68

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


46%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 40% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
200
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Florida Memorial University provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


30.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


33.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Accounting
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Law/legal studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (5)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


111,378

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


77 acres

Weather


Temperature
59.2 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
131 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in North Miami Beach
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Miami or Hollywood

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Florida Memorial University offers drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,516

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,669
Women
1,035
Men
634

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources