Prospective Athletes

Our student-athletes represent Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in over a dozen college sports for both men’s and women’s teams. FAMU is a NCAA Division I school and is a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

What Can I Play at FAMU?

Men’s sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field

Women’s sports:

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

 

Why Be a Student-Athlete at FAMU?

Because Rattlers carry a legacy — not just of our past athletic successes, but of FAMU’s proud history as one of the country’s best public HBCUs. Our student-athletes excel from game-time to class-time. Learn how FAMU is dedicated to your success.

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The Rattler Summer Institute, also known as RSI, is a summer academic program for designated new freshmen and transfer athletes focusing on transitional academic success factors during the Summer B term at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Learn more about the program and how it can jumpstart your academic success.

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FAMU student-athletes have access to additional academic support beyond what they receive in the classroom through interactive, objective-based tutoring. Learn more about the ACE tutoring program.

 

Am I Eligible to Play? 

The first step in determining if you are eligible to play at FAMU is to get cleared by the NCAA. Create an account and read the terms for eligibility, and familiarize yourself with substances that are banned to NCAA athletes.