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Life at FMU

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Florida Memorial University, founded in 1879, is one of Florida's oldest institutions of higher learning and is the only historically black university in South Florida. We want to help you become a global citizen through lifelong learning, leadership, character, and service. When you graduate from FMU you will be ready to enhance your life and the lives of others.

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financial aid

Feeling overwhelmed by the financial aid process? Unsure where to begin? That's why we're here. Our financial aid experts can help you weigh the costs and value of your FMU education. Call us at (305) 626-3742 at any point during the process, or check out our website for tips.

Start by completing the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) online at Be sure to include FMU's school code: 00486. The FAFSA will determine how much your family is expected to pay toward your education (a figure called the Expected Family Contribution or EFC); costs above and beyond this amount can be covered by scholarships, grants, and loans.

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Sports are an integral part of student life, and FMU students participate in both intercollegiate and intramural athletics. At the intercollegiate level, the University holds membership in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Florida Sun Conference.

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residential life

As the birthplace of "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing," Florida Memorial University has a rich heritage and understanding of the importance of education. The entire Florida Memorial University family—students, alumni, faculty, staff and community partners—is committed to producing tomorrow's leaders. Florida Memorial University is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and truth, the free exchange of ideas, and the transmission and preservation of African-American history and heritage.

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student engagement

Visit Campus

Student-led tours of the FMU campus highlight the past, the present and the future. Arrange your tour today through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (305) 626-3751 or (800) 822-1362. This office is also a great place to find essential info about FMU: history of the university, hotels and restaurants in the area, and upcoming campus events.

Discover for yourself how Florida Memorial can enrich your life and pave the way for a bright future.

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