Florida International University

Miami, FL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 39,936
Graduate Enrollment: 10,249
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 64.01%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 41.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,155
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1060 - 1240

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 63.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 20.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 9.2%
Black: 11.7%
Hispanic: 67.3%
Asian: 2.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.0%
Non-resident alien: 6.8%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $19,479
In-State tuition: $6,565
Out-of-State tuition: $18,963

Estimated books and supplies: $1,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,076 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,006 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,062 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,006 (2022)

Average Family Income: $39,042 (2017)
Median Family Income: $23,924 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 46.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 37.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $16,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $175 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $2,688
$30k-48k $4,163
$48k-75k $8,283
$75k-110k $11,901
$110k+ $12,755

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 42%
6-year graduation rate: 67%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $16,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,308 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $14,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 57.2% (2015)
@3 year 62.6% (2017)
@5 year 68.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 45.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 45.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $38,857 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,215 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 10
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 17
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 21 $551 $61,971 ($5,164)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 1
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 74 $348 $54,894 ($4,575) $58,704 ($4,892)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 58 $351 $46,923 ($3,910) $54,614 ($4,551)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 17
Master's Degree International and Comparative Education. 12 $41,618 ($3,468)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 22 $20,031 $186 $57,130 ($4,761)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 36 $349 $54,228 ($4,519) $57,928 ($4,827)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 50 $546 $43,389 ($3,616) $48,953 ($4,079)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 290 $16,490 $171 $39,886 ($3,324) $48,259 ($4,022)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 20 $525 $52,108 ($4,342) $61,802 ($5,150)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 115 $18,802 $183 $26,353 ($2,196) $38,420 ($3,202)
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 4
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 16 $350 $50,995 ($4,250) $53,349 ($4,446)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 90 $22,801 $207 $62,039 ($5,170) $80,974 ($6,748)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 93 $30,945 $282 $27,850 ($2,321)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
First Professional Degree Law. 143
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 42
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 175 $18,871 $186 $25,400 ($2,117) $38,074 ($3,173)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 7
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 69
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 327 $25,571 $241 $31,561 ($2,630) $41,299 ($3,442)
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 755 $15,000 $159 $19,649 ($1,637) $40,108 ($3,342)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 4
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 19
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biology, General. 43
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 14
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 8
Master's Degree Statistics. 2
Master's Degree International/Global Studies. 44 $439 $51,413 ($4,284) $66,060 ($5,505)
Doctoral Degree International/Global Studies. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 495 $18,623 $178 $35,656 ($2,971) $48,001 ($4,000)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 37 $449 $39,784 ($3,315) $59,511 ($4,959)
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 38 $350 $65,549 ($5,462)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 109 $27,022 $244 $46,477 ($3,873) $47,995 ($4,000)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 92 $437 $55,891 ($4,658) $69,322 ($5,777)
Doctoral Degree Public Administration. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 55
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 110 $18,800 $170 $34,912 ($2,909) $37,464 ($3,122)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Work. 5
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 93 $21,500 $204 $41,132 ($3,428) $65,515 ($5,460)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 250 $18,637 $187 $33,211 ($2,768) $48,094 ($4,008)
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 5
Doctoral Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 7
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 83 $469 $46,836 ($3,903)
Master's Degree Public Health. 70 $436 $43,173 ($3,598) $58,455 ($4,871)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 16
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 4
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 55 $791 $60,104 ($5,009) $71,314 ($5,943)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 54
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 90 $12,499 $143 $30,295 ($2,525) $50,887 ($4,241)
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 45 $563 $53,500 ($4,458) $62,273 ($5,189)
Doctoral Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 13
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 271 $18,895 $146 $68,643 ($5,720) $76,631 ($6,386)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 167 $487 $105,502 ($8,792) $170,804 ($14,234)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 464 $20,000 $180 $40,213 ($3,351) $56,252 ($4,688)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 618 $673 $71,464 ($5,955) $84,269 ($7,022)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 10
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 39 $29,753 ($2,479) $38,957 ($3,246)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 139 $21,250 $212 $61,791 ($5,149) $79,749 ($6,646)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 15
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 113 $18,948 $192 $70,947 ($5,912) $89,519 ($7,460)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 16 $306 $94,084 ($7,840)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 93 $19,600 $155 $72,397 ($6,033) $86,225 ($7,185)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 27 $108,319 ($9,027)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 17
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 18 $61,473 ($5,123)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 5
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 2
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 6
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 176 $19,750 $184 $70,178 ($5,848) $83,193 ($6,933)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 9
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 10
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 70 $388 $77,036 ($6,420) $71,553 ($5,963)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Industrial Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 58 $22,000 $223 $69,627 ($5,802) $84,108 ($7,009)
Master's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 30 $415 $78,142 ($6,512) $81,711 ($6,809)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 31 $17,379 $174
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1126 $26,610 $236 $35,508 ($2,959) $50,191 ($4,183)
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 225 $19,000 $188 $30,219 ($2,518) $37,140 ($3,095)
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 15 $38,809 ($3,234) $52,175 ($4,348)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 53 $13,134 $142 $25,534 ($2,128) $24,940 ($2,078)
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 9
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 97 $15,750 $140 $32,021 ($2,668) $60,274 ($5,023)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 13
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 22 $79,192 ($6,599)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 16
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 6
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 25
Master's Degree Physics. 10
Doctoral Degree Physics. 5
Master's Degree Economics. 1
Doctoral Degree Economics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 11
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 45
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 1402 $18,750 $175 $28,646 ($2,387) $42,140 ($3,512)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 57 $535 $39,529 ($3,294)
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 266 $15,250 $157 $28,296 ($2,358) $42,285 ($3,524)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Political Science and Government. 11
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 108 $24,000 $203 $28,987 ($2,416) $38,745 ($3,229)
Master's Degree Sociology. 1
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 21 $17,500 $212 $19,123 ($1,594) $29,776 ($2,481)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 137 $17,250 $164 $21,092 ($1,758) $30,805 ($2,567)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 47 $14,882 $135 $19,898 ($1,658) $17,763 ($1,480)
Master's Degree Music. 10
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 43 $733 $47,553 ($3,963)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 18
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 296 $23,767 $205 $37,354 ($3,113) $49,112 ($4,093)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 40 $589 $51,011 ($4,251)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 60 $1,341 $90,413 ($7,534) $49,226 ($4,102)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 119 $2,366 $59,900 ($4,992) $82,512 ($6,876)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 12
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 270 $18,625 $187 $51,034 ($4,253) $68,602 ($5,717)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 102 $472 $66,584 ($5,549) $87,566 ($7,297)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 564 $18,835 $175 $46,589 ($3,882) $64,082 ($5,340)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 84 $349 $70,810 ($5,901) $81,450 ($6,788)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 634 $19,300 $174 $33,783 ($2,815) $45,455 ($3,788)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 167 $350 $38,971 ($3,248) $52,032 ($4,336)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 114 $23,125 $213 $42,748 ($3,562) $57,342 ($4,779)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 105 $450 $58,177 ($4,848) $62,102 ($5,175)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 15
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 529 $17,750 $172 $43,290 ($3,608) $56,343 ($4,695)
Master's Degree International Business. 67 $477 $58,433 ($4,869) $67,080 ($5,590)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 52 $20,227 $199 $56,293 ($4,691) $64,609 ($5,384)
Master's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 24 $467 $68,954 ($5,746) $93,550 ($7,796)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Information Systems and Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 13
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 543 $18,233 $166 $37,504 ($3,125) $53,157 ($4,430)
Master's Degree Marketing. 120 $392 $54,059 ($4,505)
Bachelor's Degree Real Estate. 27
Master's Degree Real Estate. 68 $466 $42,076 ($3,506)
Bachelor's Degree History. 57 $17,250 $182 $30,311 ($2,526) $42,391 ($3,533)
Master's Degree History. 5
Doctoral Degree History. 4
Master's Degree Architecture. 91 $350 $46,235 ($3,853) $59,685 ($4,974)
Master's Degree Interior Architecture. 30 $394 $48,720 ($4,060) $56,466 ($4,706)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 18 $50,633 ($4,219)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Landscape Architecture. 1
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 38 $21,544 $203 $28,070 ($2,339)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Area Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 29
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 690 $18,000 $183 $34,301 ($2,858) $48,868 ($4,072)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 107 $394 $48,318 ($4,027) $65,177 ($5,431)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 6 $11,180 $151
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 59 $12,000 $123
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 35 $75,378 ($6,282)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 398 $19,999 $200 $58,763 ($4,897) $78,418 ($6,535)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 57 $350 $73,693 ($6,141) $98,196 ($8,183)
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 13
Master's Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 26 $404 $77,270 ($6,439)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $92,268
Full time faculty: 98%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 24.0

School's endowment start of year: $218,684,250 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $276,410,044 (2022)