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Florida International University

Miami, FL
University Website: www.fiu.edu
Apply Online: www.fiu.edu
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Florida International University (FIU) is an American public research university in Greater Miami, Florida, in the United States, with its main campus in University Park in Miami-Dade County. Florida International University is classified as a top-tier Research University with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation, and is a first-tier research university as designated by the Florida Legislature. Founded in 1965, FIU is the youngest university to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the country's oldest academic honor society.

FIU is one of Florida's primary graduate research universities, and awards over 3,400 graduate and professional degrees annually. The university offers 191 programs of study with more than 280 majors in 23 colleges and schools. FIU offers many graduate programs, including architecture, business administration, engineering, law, and medicine, offering 81 master's degrees, 34 doctoral degrees, and 3 professional degrees.

FIU is the largest university in South Florida, the 2nd-largest in Florida, and the 7th-largest in the United States. Total enrollment in 2012 was 50,394 students, including 14,177 graduate students, and 2,974 full-time faculty with over 180,000 alumni around the world. In 2012, FIU's research expenditure was $104.6 million, with an endowment of $140 million. The university has an annual budget of $1.07 billion.

FIU has the lowest admissions rate amongst Florida public universities, making admissions into the university very competitive. Since 2007, more valedictorians from South Florida choose to attend FIU than any other university in the country. As Miami's public research university, competition to enroll at FIU has heightened as more students apply each year.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $15,388.00 avg tuition

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.fiu.edu/
Financial Aid:
finaid.fiu.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Florida International University

Statistics:
Applied 20,736
Admitted 10,605 51%
Enrolled total 4,541
Full Time: 4,169
Part Time 372
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 490 580
SAT Math 490 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 490 570
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 21 25
ACT Math 20 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 20%
6-year graduation rate 46%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline 2014-12-01
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2014-10-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Florida International University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,580.00 $3,580.00 $15,388.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,618.00 $1,618.00 $2,209.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $162.00 $162.00 $575.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,848.00 $7,848.00 $19,370.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,902.00 $1,902.00 $2,745.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $392.00 $392.00 $896.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,330.00 $11,132.00 $4,874.00
Other Expenses $4,252.00 $5,036.00 $4,874.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,160.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 89%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,393.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 28%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,202.00

Florida International University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Landscape Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Asian Studies/Civilization X X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Real Estate X X
Taxation X
Tourism and Travel Services Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Art Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
International and Comparative Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Social Science Teacher Education X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Urban Education and Leadership X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, Other X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Portuguese Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Dietetics/Dietitian X X
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X X
Mathematics, General X
Statistics, General X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Interior Design X X
Music, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Florida

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
NEWH South Florida Chapter Scholarship Varies October 13, 2016

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