Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida

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Florida International University

Company Name: Florida International University
State: Florida
County: Miami-Dade
City/town: Miami
Post: 33199
Address: 11200 SW 8th Street
Phone: (305)348-2000
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 009635
OPE ID code: 963500
Date Approved: 2003-01-29
Web site: http://fiu.edu
Status: Active

Review: Colleges & Universities, Florida International University (commonly referred to as FIU) is an American public research university in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States, with its main campus in University Park. Florida International University is classified as a top-tier Research University with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation, and is a first-tier research university as designated by the Florida Legislature. Founded in 1965, FIU is the youngest university to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the country's oldest academic honor society. FIU offers 191 programs of study with more than 280 majors in 26 colleges and schools. FIU offers many graduate programs, including architecture, business administration, engineering, law, and medicine, offering 82 master's degrees, 29 doctoral degrees, and 3 professional degrees. FIU is one of Florida's primary graduate research universities, and awards close to 3,000 graduate and professional degrees annually. FIU is the 15th-largest university in the United States, the 4th-largest university in Florida, and the largest in South Florida. For fall 2009, total enrollment was 39610 students, including 7881 graduate students, and 2,974 full-time faculty with over 161,000 alumni around the world. In 2007, FIU's research expenditure was $89.1 million, with an endowment of $140 million. Since 2007, more valedictorians from South Florida choose to attend FIU than any other university in the country. Admission selectivity has continued to increase with freshmen acceptance rates dropping from 43% in 2006 to 34% in 2009. As Miami's public research university, competition to enroll at FIU has continued to increase as more students apply each year.

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Florida International University, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 27:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 39,610
Undergraduate Population: 31,729
Percent Admitted: 37.0%
SAT Composite Range: 990-1160
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 43%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 57%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 12.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 60.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 16.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 60.5%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 39.5%

Florida International University, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $5,102
Out of State Tuition: $17,502
Books and Supplies: $1,120
Total Annual Cost: $34,252

Florida International University, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 90.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 58.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $77,817,457
Undergraduate Application Fee: $30

Florida International University, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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