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FIU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

50.1%
Admission Difficulty for Florida International University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into FIU? The school has a 50% acceptance rate. Last year, 10,920 out of 21,809 applicants were admitted making FIU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Florida International University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1110-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
59%
SAT Scores for Florida International University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Florida International University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1280
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida International University?

Florida International University typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1025. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1195 out of 1600. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida International University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >63%
1195 to 1280 Avg + 50%-63%
1110 to 1195 Avg - 37%-50%
1025 to 1110 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 1025 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for Florida International University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Florida International University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into FIU?

Admission data indicates that FIU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida International University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida International University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >63%
25 to 27 Avg + 50%-63%
23 to 25 Avg - 37%-50%
21 to 23 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 21 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.84
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Florida International University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida International University was 3.84 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as FIU accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Florida International University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 61% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 11% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Florida International University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 13,163 8,646 21,809
Accepted 6,382 4,538 10,920
Acceptance Rate 48% 52% 50%
Enrolled 2,543 2,056 4,599
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 45% 42%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida International University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Florida International University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Florida International University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133951 IPEDS survey data for Florida International University.