Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Type Public
Established 1887 (1887)
President Larry Robinson
Location Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Orange and green
Nickname Rattlers
Website famu.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18087

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, commonly known as FAMU or Florida A&M, is a public, historically black university in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is one of the largest historically black universities in the United States by enrollment and the only public historically black university (HBCU) 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. The 2017 edition of the U.S. News & World Report college rankings placed the university first among public HBCUs and seventh among all HBCUs.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management
120 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?alliedHealth&DegreePrograms

Additional external links


  1. "Largest Historically Black Colleges (PHOTOS)". The Huffington Post. 28 April 2010. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/02/26/largest-historically-blac_n_478609.html. Retrieved 03 November 2016. 
  2. "Florida A&M University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/famu-1480. Retrieved 03 November 2016.