The acceptance rate at FIU is 58%. It ranks #19 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. FIU is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 9,784 out of 16,904 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent (SAT 1110/1260 ACT 23/29). Florida International University typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students with an average GPA around 4.0. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The FIU application fee is $30 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Florida International University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1190
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida International University?
Florida International University typically prefers 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. FIU ranks #10 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26
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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Florida and #218 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida International University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Florida International University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into FIU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida International University was 4.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as FIU accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||16.0%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||14.0%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||2.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||1.0%||Low|
|2.50 to 2.99||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
51% of Florida International University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||28%|
|Top 25% of class||51%|
|Top 50% of class||58%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||36%||42%||38%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Florida International University is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to Florida International University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|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.
77% of students submit their SAT scores to FIU. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% of those who apply are granted admission to FIU. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1110 and 1260. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.