Florida International University: Ranking & Review

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Florida International University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate54%56%53%
Enrolled undergraduates4,3351,8662,469
Enrolled total (including graduate students)56,71824,17732,541

34,281 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

10,037 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,528
Percent of students submitting SAT scores81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,434
Percent of students submitting ACT scores33%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Florida International University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,882 and other expenses per full academic year.

Florida International University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,762 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,721$16,529
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,835$2,425
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$206$619
Tuition for Full-time graduates$8,912$21,393
Fees for full-time graduates$2,185$2,809
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$446$992

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2,4731,326133,812
Health Professions and Related Programs7043971911,292
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs71286798
Social Sciences6621630708
Biological and Biomedical Sciences618319640
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service51992611
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3331368477
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1571095271
Physical Sciences1524925226
English Language and Literature & Letters18420204
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities571451203
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies18910199
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies16630196
Visual and Performing Arts16125186
Legal Professions and Studies14154168
Architecture and Related Services127127
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields423880
Natural Resources and Conservation432669
Philosophy and Religious Studies49857
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies351550
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2125248
Mathematics and Statistics281139
Grand Total579,5203,18552713,289

A total of 9,577 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Florida International University.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,712 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate57%49%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%
  • Part-time retention rate - 77%

General info

Alternative namesFIU
MottoSpes Scientia Facultas
Hope, Knowledge, Opportunity
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementFlorida International University is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. We are committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with our local and global communities.
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,486
Instructional FTE1,569
Research FTE248
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fiu.edu
Address11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, Florida, 33199
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population418,000
Fax+1 (305) 348 2994

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