Florida Memorial University is a private co-educational university and is one of the oldest academic institutions in Florida. Founded in 1879, the university was the product of the merger between Florida Baptist Institute and Florida Baptist Academy. The only Historically Black University in Miami, Florida, the Baptist-inspired institution has been cited for producing high-caliber African-American teachers. Although it moved to Miami in 1968, it was only in 2006 that the institution was renamed Florida Memorial University.
Students who enroll at Florida Memorial University have at their disposal a broad spectrum of opportunities that will serve them well in their pursuit of a career goal that will equip them for a better life and future. They can choose from among 41 undergraduate degree programs and 4 Master’s degree programs. The mission of the university is to insure that its graduates are provided the best-quality education that will help them deal with the ever-changing challenges of the 21st century.
At present, a total of 1,807 students are enrolled at Florida Memorial University assisted in their quest for learning by 94 full-time faculty members, 80% of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree possible in their chosen fields of endeavor.
Cost of attendance at Florida Memorial College for full-time undergraduate students who live on campus is US$19, 176 a year, inclusive of room and board fee of US$5,580. To insure that students are able to get the most for their educational investment, the university extends financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships, work-study opportunities or a combination of all these. On-campus housing is available through four residential halls – 2 halls for boys only and the other 2 for girls.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Florida Memorial University.