15800 N.W. 42nd Avenue Miami, FL 33054 404-679-4500
About Florida Memorial College
  • Year of Foundation 1879
  • Size of Campus 44 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $15
  • Enrollment No. 1,800
Florida Memorial University is a private coeducational four-year university in Miami Gardens, Florida. One of the 39 member institutions of the United Negro College Fund, and a historically Black, Baptist-related institution which is ranked second in Florida and ninth in the United States for graduating African-American teachers. One of the oldest academic centers in Florida, the university was founded in 1879 as the Florida Baptist Institute in Live Oak, Florida. Soon after, the American Baptist Home Mission Society gave its full support and the first regular school year began in 1880. In 1882, the Florida Baptist Academy was established in Jacksonville, Florida. The name was later changed to Florida Normal and Industrial Institute.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Olympics Day; Kwanzaa; Homecoming
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Socitey; Sigma Tau Delta Int'l English Honor Socitey; Phi Delta Kappa Honor Socitey; Delta Mu Delta - Business Honor Socitey
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Zeta Phi Zeta; Saints on the Move for Christ; Catholic Student Association; Baptist Student Union; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Lamda Sigma Upsilon Fraternity; Assocation of Black Accountants - NAGA; African Socitey; Bahamian Connection; Caribbean International Student Association; Trinidad and Tobago Student Association; Club Haiti 1804; Jamacian S
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Miami (10), Miami (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Miami (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Opa Locka (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Florida International University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Miami)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A