Florida International University

11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, Florida, USA | Public University | Established 1965

About us

Established in 1965, Florida International University (FIU) is located in Miami which is a tropical paradise and an urban hub with so many diverse and interconnected neighborhoods to explore. You can investigate the stunning coastlines found in Key Biscayne and Miami Beach, dance salsa and sip Cuban coffee in Little Havana or visit the vibrant spaces of Wynwood, an unconventional art community boasting more than 70 galleries and museums. Greater Miami also showcases its art, culture and history through groundbreaking museums such as the Perez Art Museum, the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, the Institute of Contemporary Art and the stunning Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

FIU is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. We are committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with our local and global communities. 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. At FIU, you’ll take classes and make friends with students from countries around the globe in the spectacularly lush settings of our Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay campuses. You will achieve academic, personal and professional success at Florida International University.

Why Florida International University

As the 6th largest university in the United States and Miami's first and only public research university, FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community. There are many reasons for you to study at FIU:

  • FIU boasts for its top academic programs. You’ll join high achieving students from around the United States and the world. Choose from 194 undergraduate majors, from science to engineering to business.

  • You will explore American education system with a large variety of courses that will develop a broad base of knowledge.

  • You will have access to a team eager to help you with all of your English, academic and career preparation needs.

  • In classes with a smaller student-to-faculty ratio, you will absolutely benefit from getting to know their professors. You’re given individual attention and have the opportunity to establish lasting connections with your professors. Asking questions, expressing opinions and engaging in open discussion with your professors and classmates are strongly encouraged and promote a higher level of learning.

Here are some of the many facts that attract future students:

  • No. 100 as one of the top 100 public universities in the country

  • No. 1 International Business undergraduate program in Florida

  • No. 1 Law School Bar passage rate in Florida

  • The only underwater research laboratory in the world - The Aquarius Reef Base

  • 73 Fulbright Scholars to date

  • Among Top 20 colleges for hospitality and hotel management degrees

  • Top 10 on the Social Mobility Index


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