Office of International Education and Development
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Exchange Students

Dear International Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida #YouAreWelcomeHere


Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is a historically black public university in Tallahassee, Florida (USA). Founded in 1887, it is located on the highest geographic hill in Tallahassee. It is the fifth largest historically black university in the United States by enrollment and the only historically black public university in Florida.


FAMU has been named the highest-ranked public historically Black college and university (HBCU) by the U.S News & World Report 2021 Best Colleges ranking of Top Public Universities. FAMU ranked 117 among Top Public Universities, up from number 123 a year ago. The next highest ranked public HBCU lands at 136. 

Additionally, the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report badge-eligible list with a 69th ranking among the 206 Best Undergraduate engineering schools offering doctorate degrees. The college is also ranked number two among all Florida engineering programs.

If you would like to learn more about FAMU, download the Zappar App, it is available in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store, users can simply search “FAMU Mobile” to install. You can have access to FAMU news and events, Rattler Athletics news, schedules, social media like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Click here to take a Virtual Reality Tour.  

The Office of International Education and Development issues the DS-2019 Form once the exchange student submits the following documents and gains acceptance to the University:

Checklist for Exchange Students
   Non-Degree Seeking Student Application Form
   Request for Certificate of Eligibility Form DS-2019
Copy of Bank Statements or Copy of Letter of Scholarship
FAMU Health History and Immunization Form
FAMU Academic Advisement Form
FAMU Policy Compliance Form
   Copy of Official

    Copy of your passport biographical page

    Copy of English Proficiency 

    Transient Supplement Form




Spring 2021

November 1, 2020

Fall 2021

May 30, 2021


Contact Us

Paula Sofia Gomez, M.B.A.
International Student Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator


P: 1 850-599-3562 


Tallahassee, FL


Contact Info

1740 S. Martin Luther King Blvd
302 Perry Paige
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850.599.3295
F: 850.561.2520