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FIU Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Florida Resident Sticker Price
$23,803
In State Costs for Florida International University
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,721
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,844
Room and Board $10,956
Other Expenses Budget$4,932
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$35,611
Out of State Costs for Florida International University
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,529
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,844
Room and Board $10,956
Other Expenses Budget$4,932

Residents of Florida pay an annual total price of $23,803 to attend Florida International University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,721 for tuition, $10,956 room and board, $1,350 for books and supplies and $1,844 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,611 which is 49.6% higher than Florida residents. The tuition charge is $16,529 while room and board is $10,956, books and supplies are $1,350 and other fees come in at $1,844.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Florida International University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$8,988
Net Price by Income Florida International University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,196
$30,001 to $48,000$4,882
$48,001 to $75,000$7,292
$75,001 to $110,000$12,817
$110,000+$14,410

The average reported annual net price for Florida International University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,988 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

93% of full-time undergrad Florida International University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,325 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 85% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,584 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,059.

Finanical Aid Florida International University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,325 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,459 79%
Pell Grants $5,213 50%
Other Federal Grants $719 8%
State and Local Grants $5,287 80%
Federal Student Loans $5,584 85%
Other Student Loans $13,059 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Florida International University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,900. The loan balance of $36,900 is a four year multiple of the $9,225 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $352 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $36,900
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $352.07
Total Interest Paid $5,348.00
Sum of All Loan Payments $42,248.00

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$95,212
Year Florida Residents Non Residents
1 $23,803 $35,611
2 $25,469 $38,104
3 $27,252 $40,771
4 $29,160 $43,625

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Florida International University to be $95,212 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Florida International University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Florida Residents $206 $618 $824
Out of State Residents $619 $1,857 $2,476

Estimated cost for a class at Florida International University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Florida International University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Florida International University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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