A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B-
Florida International University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA
Address
11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
Website

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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
990-1170
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$11,326/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,785/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,367/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,174/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,519/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,161/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
25:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.428 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.446 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.441 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
25,638Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 237 responses
Report
  • It ranges from all ethnic backgrounds
    43%
  • Hispanic
    21%
  • International
    12%
  • International but mostly black/latino
    10%
  • Mostly Hispanic, with a few of the others
    8%
  • Local hispanic/black and white from outer states
    3%
  • Someone who is a high achiever
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.513 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.628 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 263 responses
Report
  • Diverse/mixed cultures
    59%
  • Multicultural
    13%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • Pero like..VERY miami
    5%
  • Panthers Fight
    4%
  • It's..... OK, it's "eh"
    2%
  • Palm Trees
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.272 responses
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I am currently a student with FIU Online in the Early Childhood Education program. Even without being face-to-face with classmates and professors, I am able to communicate easily and frequently because of the online resources through FIU! I speak daily with my classmates and professors via discussion boards and email, and there is always someone available to ask questions, discuss topics, and offer study advice! I feel very much a part of the FIU community, even from hundreds of miles away from my peers!
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I have the greatest affinity for FIU. Ever since I came to this institution I have become a top student leader and I have had countless opportunities and experiences and I love FIU for that! I currently am frustrated with the cost of housing however, I do understand that housing is not funded by the school and it is self-efficient, however, the cost is way too high! I struggle financially as it is so I wish they'd invest in ways to make housing more cost effective. Other than that I absolutely love it here!
Florida International University was not my first choice. It was actually my last resort type of thing because I live and grew up in a house that is 5 minutes away from FIU. So in my senior year of high school I just wanted to leave Miami. To this day, I am so grateful for staying in Miami and staying in this institution because it has a lot to offer. Between its' great diversity, comfortable campus, multiple dining options, and campus life, I find myself being excited for my remaining years at Florida International University. "I like my F in front of my I, that ain't no lie! I like my I in front of my U, that's how we do! We're repping FIU!"