Florida International University

FIU is Miami's first and only public research university. Offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, both on campus and fully online, FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community.

FIU is Miami's first and only public research university. Offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, both on campus and fully online, FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community.

Designated as a top-tier research institution, FIU emphasizes research as a major component in the university's mission. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and the School of Computing and Information Sciences' Discovery Lab, are just two of many colleges, schools, and centers that actively enhance the university's ability to set new standards through research initiatives.

For over four decades, FIU has positioned itself as one of South Florida's anchor institutions by solving some of the greatest challenges of our time. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of the local and global community. With a student body of nearly 54,000, we are among the top 10 largest universities in the nation and have collectively graduated more than 200,000 alumni, 115,000 of whom live and work in South Florida.

University Highlights

From top-ranked academic programs to top-tier research designation, FIU is a South Florida anchor institution and a solutions center for the world’s toughest challenges.

With over 50,000 students across South Florida, around the globe, and even online, FIU opens a world of opportunities to explore and gain a deeper understanding of our increasingly international community.

The start of your journey is just an application away. Whether in-person or online, explore what FIU ― Miami's only public research university ― has to offer and get started today.

From the humanities to STEM, FIU offers more than 190 degrees, including top-ranked fully online programs, to ensure there's an FIU degree that matches your interests and lifestyle.

Our researchers take on the toughest problems of our time to create marketable solutions. Half a century, 60 patents and almost $2 billion in awards later, we're just getting started.

There's so many ways to be more than just a student: join a club, go tailgating, visit one of our museums or take in a concert. You'll also have everything you need for a complete on-campus experience.

Catch an exciting game in more than 18 Division-I sports ― and rep your alma mater while you cheer on future All Stars and gold medalists.

Course Highlights

Across 10 colleges, FIU offers 68 undergraduate and 122 graduate programs. Our research is internationally recognized and so are our programs. See which program is right for you.

A Carnegie Foundation R1 top-tier institution, FIU is a solutions center for the world's most pressing challenges. Driven by a spirit of invention, a drive for innovation, and the support of more than $100 million of awards, our research opportunities can take you from the top of the world to the bottom of the ocean. Where will your journey take you?

When you become a student, the Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) will be there for you. Whether you need help maintaining your immigration status or finding a tutor, an ISSS advisor will be just a call or visit away.

Awards and Recognition

Top 50 Rankings

By U.S. News & World Report
#2 Undergraduate International Business
#3 International MBA
#15 Part-time Law
#22 Public Finance and Budgeting

Top 10 Online MBA in the world 

QS World University

Location and Campus

Walk to the Graham center and join a club, or go outside and take a seat with the yoga class on the lawn. Join a fraternity or sorority and go Greek, or if you have the voice, apply at our radio station: the Roar. Here at FIU, we encourage you to get out there and become a member of the FIU family.

We're not just talkers, we're doers. Getting involved is about more than getting to know your 54,000 fellow students. As Panthers, we work together to make a difference and we're always improving. Find your people and start growing in any of our 300+ clubs and organizations.

Campus health centers provide free and low-cost medical services and psychological counseling, if you're ever in need.

We're looking out for you. Campus police work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure your safety. Security is just a text message away.

Let nothing hold you back. The Disability Resource Center will help you get the resources you need so that nothing is ever off limits to you.

Departments of Study

Arts, Sciences & Education
Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Communication, Architecture + The Arts
Engineering & Computing
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Honors College
Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs


$10,000 — $15,000 Year

Fast facts

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Top Programs

Biology, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Psychology

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  • Scholarships for International Students

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    Residence Hall

Miami FL
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11200 SW 8th Street Miami, FL

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