First-Time Freshman Students

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A student who has never been admitted to and enrolled in a degree program at Florida Memorial University nor any other post-secondary institution of higher education is considered a First-Time Freshman student. This includes dual enrollment students who have not yet graduated from high school. Florida Memorial University utilizes a holistic approach to admission which includes academic history, extracurricular activities, volunteer service, and an optional admission essay.

Required Application Materials

  1. Submit the application for admission (select one of the free methods below)
  1. Submit official high school transcripts
    • Electronically:
    • By mail:
      Office of Admission
      Florida Memorial University
      15800 NW 42 Avenue
      Miami Gardens, FL 33054
  1. Financial Aid
    Domestic students must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for institutional scholarships and federal financial assistance.All students should submit the Institutional Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Data Form. Florida residents should submit the Effective Access to Student Education (EASE) application.

High School Course Distribution Requirements for Florida Residents

A student’s high school preparation should include units in the following core areas:

  • English: 4 units (3 with substantial writing)
  • Mathematics: 3 units (Algebra 1 and above)
  • Natural Science: 3 units (2 with lab)
  • Social Science: 3 units
  • Foreign Language: 2 units (in the same language)
  • Approved Electives: 4 units

High School Graduation: Graduated from an accredited high school or the equivalent GED is required.

Grade Point Average: A minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 2.4 is required. Students who have a high school cumulative grade point average which places them in the top twenty percent of their graduating class, and who complete the high school course distribution requirements as specified below, shall be given automatic admission to Florida Memorial University.

Admission Test Scores

Applicants should submit SAT or ACT scores. Test scores are also used for advisement and placement purposes for first-time-in-college applicants.

  • Summer
    • 2.0 -2.39 GPA (unweighted)
    • SAT Score Range 500 – 699
    • ACT Score Range 13 – 16
    • Conditional Acceptance (pending final GPA)
  • Fall
    • 2.4 and up GPA (unweighted)
    • Minimum SAT Score 700 and up
    • Minimum ACT Score – 17 and up
    • Acceptance (maintain GPA through graduation)