Florida Memorial University

History

Originally founded in 1879, Florida Memorial University, is the result of the merging of two Baptist institutions in Miami. A private, coeducational college following in the Black Baptist tradition, Florida Memorial is one of the oldest academic centers in Florida. Situated on a spacious 43-acre surrounding a quiet lake, the campus is also known as the birthplace of “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing”, the Negro National Anthem written by J. Rosamond and James Weldon Johnson.

Academic Merit

Florida Memorial University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master, and education specialist degrees. Offering degrees in liberal and technical education, the diverse student population remains primarily Black and dedicated to the transmission of African-American heritage. Undergraduate degrees that can be earned include:

Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Dual-Degree Program in Physics and Engineering
Dual-Degree Program in Biology and Nursing
Communication
English
Religion and Philosophy
Music
Music & Entertainment Public Relations
Criminal Justice
Law & Government
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Accounting
Business Administration
Finance
Marketing
Dual-Degree Program in Business Administration & Hospitality Management
Education
Biology

Campus Life

Students, faculty, and staff members engage in many social and academic activities among the numerous modern campus buildings including the Nathan W. Collier Library with seating capacity over 500 and a small museum. James Weldon and Rosamond Johnson Fine Arts Building includes an amphitheater for open-air concerts.

As the college is in Miami, there are a wealth of activities within a short drive to enjoy, including the beautiful beaches, ethnic restaurants, historic and culturally diverse neighborhoods, and exciting nightlife.

ADDRESS: 15800 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami, FL
PHONE: 305-626-3600
WEBSITE: https://www.fmuniv.edu

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