Florida International University

Address:
11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, FL 33199
Phone:
305-348-2000
Website:
http://www.fiu.edu
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About Florida International University

Florida International University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate31,729
 Graduate7,881
 Total39,610
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2562%
 % 25 and Over38%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time61%
 % Part-time39%
Race/Ethnicity% White15.6%
 % Black12.2%
 % Asian3.6%
 % Latino59.6%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown1.2%
 % International student8%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal18,623
 % Admitted51%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled42%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT72%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing490 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3622
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math19 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,102
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,502
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans23%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,120
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,440
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,968
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,190
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,962
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,802

Neighborhood Data for the Miami Area

Median Age39.1
Median Household Income$30,270
Total Population396,069
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.4% 50.6%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1751.6%48.4%
 Age 18-2452.8%47.2%
 Age 25-2949.8%50.2%
 Age 30-3951.4%48.6%
 40+48.1%51.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.7%
 % Black20.6%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino70.6%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,440
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,968
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$799
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50040.2%21.3%4.0%
 $500 to $74936.1%28.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.9%29.2%31.9%
 Over $100010.8%20.8%54.5%