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Tuition & Fees

$6,506

$18,906

not including room and board

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,122
Declined + 9,427
Total Received 16,549
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  27

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Hospitality Administration/management
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School Facts

Florida International University, founded in 1965, is a public, research institution. Its 342-acre main campus is located in Miami, FL.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 47,736
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAHME (CAHME)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5206
ACT 0776

Social Networks

Public

39,045

undergraduate students

8,691

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
59%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
63%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
67%
18-23
23%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
62%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Miami, FL

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Miami, FL

344-acre, urban campus in Miami (population: 413,892); branch campus in North Miami. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Florida International University
11200 Southwest Eighth Street
Miami, FL 33199

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
3%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
59%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
63%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
67%
18-23
23%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
62%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,122
Declined + 9,427
Total Received 16,549

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Luisa Havens
Director of Admissions
P: 305 348-2363
F: 305 348-3648
admiss@fiu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $79,008,230
State $9,189,841
Institutional $23,344,130
Other external $223,061
Total $111,765,262

Non-need-based

Federal $3,381,758
State $18,631,543
Institutional $15,002,559
Other external $2,650,964
Total $39,666,824

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Golden Panthers
School colors
gold and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Adult Education/Human Resource Development
African/New World Studies
Applied Mathematics
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication Arts
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Dietetics/Nutrition
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Studies
Exceptional Student Education
Finance
Fine/Studio Arts
Foreign Language Education/TESOL
Forensic Science
French
Geography
Geosciences
Global Governance
Global/Sociocultural Studies
Health Services Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education
History
Hospitality Management
Human Resources Management
Information Resources Management
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Architecture
International Business
International Real Estate
International Relations
International/Comparative Education
International/Global Studies
Landscape Architecture
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems
Management/Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Parks/Recreation Administration
Parks/Recreation Management
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Portuguese
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading Education
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Studies
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Sustainability Studies
Taxation
Telecommunications/Networking Engineering
Theatre
Urban Education
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

82%

39,045
students

Female
55%
21,618

Male
45%
17,427

Graduate

18%

8,691
students

Female
58%
5,015

Male
42%
3,676

undergraduateFull-time

66%

25,938
students

Female
56%
14,519

Male
44%
11,419

undergraduatePart-time

34%

13,107
students

Female
55%
7,099

Male
45%
6,008

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
66%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 115
Countries most often represented China
China
Colombia
Peru
Venezuela
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ana Sippin
Director, International Student & Scholar Services
305 348-2421
ana.sippin@fiu.edu

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