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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 Students39,045
   Women21,618 (55.4%)
   Men17,427 (44.6%)
Graduate Students8,691

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate43% of 16,549 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 GPA3.84
SAT Math572 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading578 average
540-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing564 average
520-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite26 average
24-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $17,199
Out-of-state: $29,598
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,497
Out-of-state: $18,896
Room and Board
$10,702
Average Percent of Need Met20%
Average Freshman Award$7,283
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$17,893

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,179
Regular Class Size 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 Population417,650
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMiami
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing28% of freshmen, 8% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotGolden Panthers
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
12.7% Black/African-American
70.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
10.7% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students4.8% from 140 countries
First-Year Students Returning84.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
20.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.23 3.78 548 548 530 24
Low 2.10 2.00 360 360 200 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 720 690 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.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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