As Florida A&M nears its 125th anniversary, “Washington Monthly” magazine ranked the university in its top 100 “National Universities.”
FAMU ranked number 84 out 100 colleges, which according Washington Monthly, excel in the area of social mobility, cutting-edge research, and community service from the student body. The university was ranked 74th in the 2010 edition.
FAMU had strong scores in social mobility, with 58 percent of its students receiving Pell grants, and a graduation rate of 39 percent.
“FAMU is being recognized for doing exactly what it set out to do, which is to create an opportunity for low-income students to earn a degree,” said SGA President Breyon Love. This is a testament to our motto ‘excellence with caring.'”