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Florida International University is a public institution located in Miami, Florida. Miami is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$27,795 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
64% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Florida International University?


Contact details for FIU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-2000

How Do I Get Into FIU?

You can apply to FIU online at:

Admission Requirements for FIU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into FIU?

64% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
87% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 64%, FIU does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.

Average Test Scores

About 87% of students accepted to FIU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 630. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Florida International University  ( 550 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Florida International University  ( 510 to 610 )
FIU received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Florida International University  ( 21 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Florida International University  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Florida International University  ( 21 to 27 )

Can I Afford Florida International University?

$27,795 Net Price
85% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of FIU is $27,795. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FIU, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $5,307 a year. That adds up to $21,228 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FIU is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Florida International University Undergraduate Student Diversity

26,207 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 46,415 undergraduate students at FIU, with 26,207 being full-time and 20,208 being part-time.


There are also 10,249 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 26,207 full-time undergraduates at FIU, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Florida International University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 680
Black or African American 2,928
Hispanic or Latino 17,031
White 2,280
International Students 2,654
Other Races/Ethnicities 634

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Florida International University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 143 countries are represented at FIU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Venezuela, and India.

Online Learning at Florida International University

15,274 Took All Classes Online
36,906 Took At Least One Class Online
66.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 33 bachelor’s degree and 93 master’s degree programs available online at FIU. In 2020-2021, 36,906 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at FIU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 22nd most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of FIU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida International University was 66.1%. This is the #354 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at FIU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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