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How hard is it to get into FIU and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,634 out of 18,492 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 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|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||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1200|
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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 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 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1195 to 1280||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1110 to 1195||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1025 to 1110||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1025||Low||<32%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida International University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>72%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||58%-72%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||47%-58%|
|21 to 23||Reach||37%-47%|
|Less than 21||Low||<37%|
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 3.84 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 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|
|3.50 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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||23%|
|Top 25% of class||51%|
|Top 50% of class||79%|
|Bottom 50% of class||21%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||43%||38%|
Applicants have 42 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.
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||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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 1280. 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 28. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.