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Florida International University

Miami, Florida

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Overview

Student Population
57,942
Florida International University overview
Location Miami, Florida
Online fiu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Florida International University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Miami, Florida, Florida International University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,492 prospective students applied, and 10,634 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,998 enrolled in the school.  34,686 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 23,256 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,721 plus fees of $1,844. FIU is ranked 536 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

FIU is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Florida International University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Florida International University overview
SAT 1110/1280
ACT 23/28
GPA 3.84
Applications Accepted
57.5% 
Florida International University overview
Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Florida Resident Tuition
$4,721
In State Costs for Florida International University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,844
Room and Board $11,136
Budget for Other Expenses$4,814
Total One Year Cost$23,865
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,529
Out of State Costs for Florida International University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,844
Room and Board $11,136
Budget for Other Expenses$4,814
Total One Year Cost$35,673

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Florida International University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 35%
Social Sciences 8%
Psychology 8%
Health Professions 6%
Engineering 5%

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

Current students may use the Florida International University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.