Florida International University.

Florida International University

Miami, FL4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Florida International University

Florida International University (FIU) is a public research university with its main campus in University Park, Florida. It is part of the State University System of Florida and has been designated as having "Emerging Preeminence".Founded in 1965, it has quickly grown to become the largest university in the Greater Miami region. It is the largest university in South Florida, the second-largest in Florida, and the fourth-largest in the United States by enrollment.The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity." FIU has 11 separate colleges and more than 40 centers, facilities, labs, and institutes that offer more than 190 programs of study, including professional school programs. It has an annual budget of over $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of over $3.5 billion. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). FIU's intercollegiate sports teams, the FIU Panthers, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Conference USA (C-USA). FIU's varsity sports teams have won 5 athletic championships and Panther athletes have won various individual NCAA national championships.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 41,834 students
  • 0.15 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.fiu.edu

Notable programs at Florida International University

Natural Resource Management
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Natural Resource Management, Fine Arts, Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, and International Business.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

10,683 students out of 19,757 applicants were accepted into Florida International University. They had an average SAT score of 1172. 81% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 33% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Florida International University was $18,954, while for in-state students it was $6,556. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $29,534.

The average financial aid at Florida International University is $6,552. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $12,402 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Florida International University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

67% of undergraduate students at Florida International University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Florida International University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Florida International University was of $10,882 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,634.

Diversity at Florida International University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017