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Florida International University
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  • 4 Year
  • MIAMI, FL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

11200 S W 8 ST
MIAMI, FL 33199
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA
From Florida International University

Florida International University is Miami’s Carnegie R1 public research university focused on making a real impact in teaching and research. We are defined by our proven student success techniques, groundbreaking research and high social mobility that uplifts students and accelerates their success. FIU serves a student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni, with over 10,000 faculty and staff members.

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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

Application Deadline
March 25
Acceptance Rate
64%
SAT Range
1060-1240
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$9,398 / 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
$11,586 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 455 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 570 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 565 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
26,207 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
20,208
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 358 responses
  • It ranges from all ethnic backgrounds
    43%
  • Hispanic
    17%
  • International
    12%
  • Mostly Hispanic, with a few of the others
    9%
  • International but mostly black/latino
    8%
  • Local hispanic/black and white from outer states
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 637 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 752 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 387 responses
  • Diverse/mixed cultures
    52%
  • Multicultural
    17%
  • Hispanic
    8%
  • Pero like..VERY miami
    7%
  • Panthers Fight
    4%
  • It's..... OK, it's "eh"
    3%
  • Palm Trees
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 283 responses

Florida International University Reviews

Rating 3.77 out of 5  7,478 reviews
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