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Florida International University
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  • 4 Year
  • MIAMI, FL

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
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FIU is a highly rated public university located in University Park, Florida in the Miami Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,335 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the FIU acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 63% of students, FIU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.

About

11200 S. W. 8 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33199
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA

Florida International University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

FIU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
April 1
SAT Range
1110-1280
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$9,888 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,160 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 428 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 513 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 508 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
36
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
36
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    50%
  • On Campus
    28%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,335 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
20,991
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 301 responses
  • It ranges from all ethnic backgrounds
    44%
  • Hispanic
    19%
  • International
    12%
  • Mostly Hispanic, with a few of the others
    10%
  • International but mostly black/latino
    9%
  • Local hispanic/black and white from outer states
    3%
  • Someone who is a high achiever
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 580 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 695 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 330 responses
  • Diverse/mixed cultures
    56%
  • Multicultural
    14%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • Pero like..VERY miami
    6%
  • Panthers Fight
    4%
  • Palm Trees
    2%
  • It's..... OK, it's "eh"
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 272 responses

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