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Founded in 1965, Florida International University. is a Public college. Located in Florida, which is a city setting in Florida, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 45,856 full time undergraduate students, and 9,147 full time graduate students.
The Florida International University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 27:1. There are 1182 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Florida International University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at FIU are considered Selective, with ,207% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 21 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
80% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 44% were in the top quarter, and 16% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Florida International University.
386 Students rated on-campus housing 3.8 stars. 27 % gave the school a 5.0.
299 Students rated off-campus housing 3.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
489 Students rated campus food 3.8 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
499 Students rated campus facilities 4.4 stars. 52 % gave the school a 5.0.
501 Students rated class size 4 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
501 Students rated school activities 4.1 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.
501 Students rated local services 4.3 stars. 54 % gave the school a 5.0.
503 Students rated academics 4.3 stars. 50 % gave the school a 5.0.
287 Students rated Florida International University
I really appreciate the professors. They are interesting and always available to help! The support we receive makes the difference! I am a student athlete, and we are supported tremendously through the SAAC. I appreciate the guidance of the counselors. Preparing for my second semester was a breeze with their assistance.
If I can stay studying there for the rest of my life I would. I feel so welcomed and safe on campus. Just the campus itself makes you want to study and work hard on your goals. I truly love FIU and I’m a proud student. The diversity of faculty and students is astonishing. There’s always something new at FIU. The services and quality of education at FIU is underrated, because it’s absolutely the best!
It's fine. I am an online student so I do not participate in any sports or activities as the campus is a 2-hour drive round trip. There are some teachers I wish would get fired, the others are okay. A few teachers do stand out and actually try to help students achieve greatness.
it is a professional university
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Florida International University is 50%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
The advise i would offer myself given the chance to go back in time, would problaby be to work for atleast a year and save up as much money as possible so that i could just focus on school. The transition to college life is a difficult one for most when it comes to money. Most parents cannot afford to pay for college, specially during the economic crisis the country is going through. I was able to manage going to school full time and working full time but only for a few months, then i had to change jobs once i had saved what i needed. So this will problaby be the best advice i would give myself if that golden opportunity ever presented itself.
My classmates are extremely diverse, social, friendly and approachable. They are usually helpful if you need any type of help with the coursework or with campus activities.
Uniqueness of diversity and cultural backgrounds allowing students to learn of different points of view in all aspects of daily life. It showed me that we learn more from our classmates than the actual faculty. It was definately an "eye opener" for many students who thought of the US as the only place worth knowing in the entire world. Indeed, the american dream is an excellent foundation, perhaps the best foundation that any other country in the world could offer, but it is our duty to care and explore the world we live and share with many other great countries.
The assistance when needed is always available. I have an excellent experience with my advisers.
I do not have an issue with any part of FIU. It is just right in size, I consider it to be a large campus, yet not too big.
People admire FIU, and do consider it to be a reputable facility.
I spend most of the time on my campus in the library, and in the gym. It is a very peaceful environment.
FIU is a college town. Very optimistic, endless activities going on at all times, driven by the students.
The administration is excellent
There is a lot of school pride. Being in FIU on the day of a game is very exciting
My professors do know my name
My favorite class is business law. It is very interactive
I have not had a least favorite class.
Students study very much, It is a lot of work consecutively due.
Class participation is very often, Sometimes depends on the teacher's style. However over all 1-10, I'd say 9
Students have many group projects, therefore outside of class there is a lot of brainstorming .
Students are competitive.
The most unique class I've taken was Statistics. Very interesting to have a chance to explore Excel. We also worked on the Rubik's cube. It was very interesting.
My major involves business administration, and International business. I am in a focused program that allows to to do a double major. I am going to also work towards an accounting major or masters degree.
Not very much time is spent with professors out of class.
The school's academic requirements are tough. It is a lot of material.
The education is actually geared toward getting a job and learning as well.
For international students, the tuition fees is realllllllllllly high. And finding financial aid to help you is really hard. But you must persist! :~)
FIU is a school that is filled with diversity and creativity.
There are endless amounts of organizations, clubs, etc.
I am involved in Water for People. It is out of Colorado. We assist in raising awareness in bringing reliable aqueduct systems to third world countries.
Athletic events and guest speakers are very popular. There are various activities on a daily basis on campus.
My closest friends were met through mutual classes.
Fraternities and sororities are important, and do have weekly events promoting self advancement opportunities.
I attended a musical show at the Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
On a Saturday night catching up on homework or upcoming tests is always a good idea. Work around the house, help with the family, movies.....etc.
Seeking employment opportunities, relaxing, helping around at home. There is always something to get done.
That they are all underachievers, or that they are all hispanic.
I consider the diversity due to it's location, Miami, the best thing about my school. It is important and refreshing to interact with people of differnt cultures and ideologies. It broadens my horizons. There is always an activity for anyone at FIU and if there isn't, it is easy to start one. The diversity also, makes students curious about other cultures. FIU is like a mini-Miami and Miami has a lot to offer to the world, in terms of every disciplinet here is available at Florida International University.
i wish i had known more abut campus life.
It is best known for its research. It is also known for its schools like Business, Law, Science, etc. that are topping the list on the country, not only in rankings but also statistically to appeal to minority students, particularly Hispanic. It is known for being an affordable public university.
Florida International University has students who define the meaning of kind and sociable. A person who holds these characteristics, and who are is also open to diversity should attend Florida International University.
I get to walk from class to class in the winter with the warm sunlight streaming through the palm trees.
The only thing I can think of that is not-so-good at FIU is that there have been a few cases of misunderstandings and mistakes with certain departments, like Financial Aid
This school is truely an INTERNATIONAL school and is has done a great job of admitting very diverse cultures into the school and because of that, if you are someone that is most comfortable in a school where the majority of the population is your race, you won't be comfortable here because it is an integrated school.
Jocks, fraternities and sororities are the known social, party kids.
There are the geeks that work for the school, the IT department of it.
I decided to go tho FIU because it was close to home and affordable. Also they offer me an scholarship and the International Relations Program at FIU is one of the best.
The most preferable is Football! But we have soccer, rugby, tennis, volleyball, track, etc as well.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
82% of students
attending Florida International University receive some sort of financial aid.
52% were awarded federal grants.
While 34% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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