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Study at Florida International University

Florida International University is a public university situated in Miami, Florida. The university was established in 1965, and occupies around 575 acres of land in Florida. FIU has 16 schools and colleges that offer more than 200 degree programs and 280 majors. The university has more than 35, 000 students, and nearly 2, 000 full-time teachers at present.

The athletics teams of the university are called the Golden Panthers, and the official colors are gold and blue. Roary the Panther is the mascot of FIU. The college has men's and women's volleyball and basketball teams and a men's baseball team. FIU has more than 100, 000 alumni worldwide.

Profile of Florida International University

Florida International is located in Miami, FL (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Florida International is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in hospitality and business and management.

Florida International Selectivity

Florida International does not offer open admission. The school admitted just 37% of applicants in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 510. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 500 and 590.

Faculty

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Florida International is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 38, 182 enrolled students in 2007. Florida International has a large minority student population.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Florida International values student athletics, and belongs to the Sun Belt Conference.

Florida International Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Florida International Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Business and Management2, 138business management, finance, international business, accounting, MIS, marketing, human resources, taxation, . . .
Liberal Arts944liberal arts and sciences, international relations, English, political science, history, economics, sociology, Spanish language, . . .
Education and Teaching652elementary school teaching, reading teaching, special ed, physical education teaching, school Counselling, higher education administration, educational administration, math teaching, . . .
Therapy and Counselling514psychology, physical therapy, school psychology, substance abuse Counselling
Engineering491electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering, biomedical engineering, various engineering courses, environmental engineering, . . .
Media324mass communication
Family and Social Work322social work, public administration, youth services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine286registered nursing, adult health nursing, neonatal nursing, nursing administration
Security and Law Enforcement279criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration, forensic science
Science250biology, chemistry, physics, geology, marine biology
Hospitality248hospitality management, tourism and travel, resort management, hotel management
Computer Science and Engineering212computer and info science, computer engineering, information technology
Medical Support and Technology129health service and sciences, audiology and speech pathology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy121exercise science, dietitian, occupational therapy, parks and recreation management
Architecture and Planning99architecture, landscape architecture
Law88law, legal studies
Engineering Technician78construction engineering tech
Medicine69public health, public health courses
Medical administration59health care administration, medical records admin, public health education, environmental health
Conservation and Resource Management45environmental studies, environmental science
Fine Arts40fine arts, art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy38philosophy, religion
Mathematics34mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Drama and Performing Arts29drama, dance
Music28music
Design15interior design
Real Estate and Construction Management10real estate
Photography and Commercial Art3film studies

Contact: Florida International

Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street

Miami, FL 33199

General Phone: (305) 348-2000

http://www.fiu.edu

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