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Florida International University - FIU - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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FIU - Florida International University

FIU - Florida International University

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Florida International University Description:

Florida International University, or FIU, is a public research university located in Miami. The university first opened its door to students in 1972, and since that time it has earned a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences. Florida International takes pride in the diversity of its student body and in the fact that the university educates a large number of socially and financially disadvantaged students. In athletics, the FIU Golden Panthers compete in the NCAA Division I Conference USA.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 46,161 (37,4755 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 64% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,496 (in-state); $18,895 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,316
  • Room and Board: $10,702
  • Other Expenses: $4,454
  • Total Cost: $22,968 (in-state); $35,367 (out-of-state)

Florida International University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 93%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 90%
    • Loans: 28%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,514
    • Loans: $5,468

Scholarships for FIU (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Criminal Justice Studies, Elementary Education, Finance, Health Services, Hospitality Administration, International Business, Marketing, Media Studies, Nursing, Psychology

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 6%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 19%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Information for Other Florida Colleges and Universities:

Eckerd | Embry-Riddle | Flagler | Florida | Florida Atlantic | FGCU | Florida Tech | FIU | Florida Southern | Florida State | Miami | New College | Rollins | Stetson | UCF | UNF | USF | U of Tampa | UWF

Florida International University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.fiu.edu/docs/fiumission_statement.htm

"Florida International University is an urban, public, multi-campus research university serving South Florida, the state, the nation, and the international community. Our mission is to impart knowledge through excellent teaching, promote public service, discover new knowledge, solve problems through research, and foster creativity."

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