Florida International University: Ranking & Review

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1 117 268
Top 2%

Florida International University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate54%56%53%
Applicants19,7577,72612,031
Admissions10,6834,3166,367
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

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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,528
Percent of students submitting SAT scores81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
590
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,434
Percent of students submitting ACT scores33%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Florida International University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,688 $36,086
Off-campus $25,750 $38,148
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Services 2,473 1,326 13 3,812
Health Professions and Related Programs 704 397 191 1,292
Psychology 1,186 43 13 1,242
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 712 86 798
Engineering 504 215 42 761
Education 380 351 20 751
Social Sciences 662 16 30 708
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 618 3 19 640
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 519 92 611
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 333 136 8 477
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 157 109 5 271
Physical Sciences 152 49 25 226
English Language and Literature & Letters 184 20 204
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 57 145 1 203
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 189 10 199
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 166 30 196
Visual and Performing Arts 161 25 186
Legal Professions and Studies 14 154 168
Architecture and Related Services 127 127
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 42 38 80
History 57 12 5 74
Natural Resources and Conservation 43 26 69
Philosophy and Religious Studies 49 8 57
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 35 15 50
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21 25 2 48
Mathematics and Statistics 28 11 39
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesFIU
Founded1965
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 population250,000 - 500,000
Phone3053482000
Fax+1 (305) 348 2994

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