Florida International is a public university. Founded as an upper-level institution in 1965, it adopted a four-year undergraduate program in 1981. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Urban and Public Affairs, and the Schools of Architecture, Hospitality Management, and Journalism and Mass Communication. Its 573-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Miami.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
48,664
Undergraduates
21,169
Men - 43.5%
27,496
Women - 56.5%
10,235
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 16,911 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,774
Out-of-state: $36,173
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,964
Out-of-state: $19,363
Room and Board
$10,528
Average Percent of Need Met
39%
Average Freshman Award
$10,913
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,705
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,275
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
15%
20-29
24%
30-39
18%
40-49
15%
50-99
16%
Over 100
6%
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Miami Population
471,525
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Miami
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
6% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Panthers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
2.5%
Black/African-American
12.8%
Hispanic/Latino
72.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
9.4%
Unknown
0.7%
International Students
6.4% from 160 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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