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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Program in Physical Therapy
Florida A & M University Division of Physical Therapy Lewis-Beck Building, 334 Palmer Ave Tallahassee FL 32307 United States
Phone+1 850.599.8169
Phone 2 +1 850.519.0393
Public
CAPTE Accredited

"This page is intended for college transfer students and graduates ONLY. High school students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the guaranteed freshman-entry program. Do not apply using PTCAS."

Program Description
The Division of Physical Therapy is housed in the School of Allied Health Sciences at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). FAMU was founded in 1887. Today, FAMU, is the premiere school amongst historically black colleges and universities, and FAMU is the only historically black university amongst the eleven member State University System of Florida. FAMU affirms its historic mission of educating African-Americans as well as encouraging persons of all races, ethnic origins and nationalities to attend and to remain life-long members of the university community.

The Physical Therapy faculty are committed to providing an enlightened and enriched academic, intellectual, moral, cultural, ethical, technological and student-centered environment, that is conducive to the development of highly qualified individuals who are prepared and capable of serving as leaders and contributors in our evolving society. The physical therapy program is fully accredited by CAPTE and its graduates are employed in a variety of agencies across the United States.
General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
No
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Yes
Additional information about interviews

Interviews may be held in person or via teleconference.

Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
No
Deposit Refundable?
No
Additional Information about Refunds
No deposit is required.
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
24
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
24
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
64%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
36%
Sex
% Male
40%
% Female 
60%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
0%
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5%
% Asian
0%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
65%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
20%
% Two or More Races 
10%
Additional information about the class profile
The program gives preference to FAMU native and disadvantaged applicants.
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution Yes
Minority-Serving Institution
Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
Info
Founded1982
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