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Florida International University

Miami, FL

Florida International is a public university. Founded as an upper-level institution in 1965, it adopted a four-year undergraduate program in 1981. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Urban and Public Affairs, and the Schools of Architecture, Hospitality Management, and Journalism and Mass Communication. Its 573-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Miami.

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Web Sitewww.fiu.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students37,468
   Women20,755 (55.4%)
   Men16,713 (44.6%)
Graduate Students8,793

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate40% of 15,863 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.7
SAT Math569 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading571 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing563 average
520-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,021
Out-of-state: $37,420
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,540
Out-of-state: $18,939
Room and Board
$12,711
Average Percent of Need Met18%
Average Freshman Award$6,926
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$17,706

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 14% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-59 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Miami Population362,470
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMiami
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing20% of freshmen, 7% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotGolden Panthers
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
12.3% Black/African-American
69.4% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
11.5% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students4.5% from 133 countries
First-Year Students Returning82.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
16.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.19 3.73 523 533 529 22
Low 0.34 2.00 320 360 370 8
High 4.00 5.00 690 730 750 33
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DID YOU KNOW?

• At FIU the Panther Power spirit organization sponsors picnics, pie-eating contests, pajama jams, date auctions and a "Student of the Month" contest.

• FIU's University Park campus is located on the site of the old Tamiami Airport, with its first offices in the control tower.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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