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Start Here, Finish at FAMU

TCC is the No. 1 Transfer School to Florida A&M University. 

We make it easy for you to start at TCC and finish at FAMU with the IGNITE program. Enjoy a seamless transfer along with the Tallahassee college experience you’ve been looking forward to. Only 10 minutes from FAMU’s campus, TCC students live with FAMU students in off-campus housing. While at TCC, you’ll have the support you need to stay on track, like TCC and FAMU academic advisors, academic maps for your intended FAMU major, priority advising sessions, and IGNITE guarantees your admission to FAMU when you earn an AA at TCC.*

* Limited access programs may require additional admissions and prerequisite requirements.

Program Benefits

  • One-on-one advising with transfer-focused TCC advisors
  • FAMU advising is available. Monthly schedule available on MYTCC website
  • Transfer information for students who plan on applying for a limited-access program at FAMU
  • Students with at least 50 credit hours and a GPA of 3.0 can get an IGNITE Card and free access to most FAMU activities, including campus recreation and Rattler athletic events.
    • If eligible to receive the IGNITE Card, IGNITE at TCC students can also purchase a Gym Membership at FAMU.

Florida Community College Scholarship

The Florida Community College Scholarship is available to IGNITE students who meet the criteria.

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Living In Tallahassee

Graduates outside the civic centerTallahassee is both Florida's state capital and a true college town with three major institutions of higher learning, and TCC is two miles from FAMU's campus. With our proximity to FAMU, fantastic weather, an impressive array of parks and green spaces, vibrant art and music scene, award-winning restaurants, and low cost of living, you’ll love living here along with 60,000 college students who call Tallahassee home.

Parents and families, we know that sending your student off to college isn’t easy, but we’re here to give you peace of mind. Tallahassee is often ranked as one of the top college towns in the nation and featured on many lists of good "medium-sized cities" to live in.

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