University Park Miami, FL 33199 305-348-2363
http://www.fiu.edu admiss@fiu.edu
About Florida International University
  • Year of Foundation 1965
  • Size of Campus 573 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 30,684
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 2%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,102 in-state, $17,501 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 30,963
With a student body of nearly 46,000, we’re one of the 25 largest public universities in the nation. More than 110,000 FIU alumni live and work in South Florida. Our colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations and law. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU has been locally and globally engaged for more than four decades finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. The opening of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in August 2009 has enhanced the university’s ability to create lasting change through its research initiatives. University Research expenditures are more than $100 million per year.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Alpha Psi, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Alpha, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Theta Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Lambda Chi, Sigma Omega Zeta, Sigma Tau Delta,
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 10
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Born Again Believers Ministry & Council, Campus Bible Fellowship, Catholic Student Union, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jehovah's Witness Campus Bible Study, Muslim Students Association, The Navigators at FIU, Waves Ca
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Union, Association of People of African Ancestry & Culture, Black Student Union, Brazilian Culture Club, Caribbean Student Association, Colombian Students Association, Cuban-American Student Association, Domin
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Miami, FL
  • Distance to nearest bus Miami, FL
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Miami, Fl, Miami, Fl
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (18%), fraternity housing (3%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (79%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 19%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 80%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 81%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 7%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,939,102
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Number Of Subscriptions 53,510
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 3,450,360
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 46,553
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 35,149
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A