Florida A&M University

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Formation1887
HeadquartersFlorida
Typeland-grant
historically black university in Florida

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is a public historically black land-grant university in Tallahassee, Florida. Founded in 1887, It is the third largest historically black university in the United States by enrollment and the only public historically black university in Florida.[1] It is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, as well as one of the state's land grant universities, and is accredited to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Research

FAMU's annual research funding is $44.5 million.[2] The University has access to research funding from many Federal agencies.[3] FAMU's two largest research areas are agriculture and health sciences. The Pharmacy College's research funding is $20.2 million ($20.2 million in federal, $300k in state support, and from $300k in private industry support) with $29,281,352 committed.[4]


 

An Alumnus on Wikispooks

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Ibram X Kendi13 August 1982USActivist
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Selected as Young Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2021.


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