Welcome to the Global First Year

Welcome! Designed specifically for adventurous and ambitious international students, the Global First Year prepares students for academic, social and professional success at Florida International University and beyond.

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Before You Arrive

School Stats

  • FIU Florida Icon Located in vibrant Miami, Florida
  • FIU Student Icon 55,000 students in 2016
  • FIU Countries Icon Students from 100+ countries
  • FIU Ocean Icon Only underwater ocean laboratory in the world

By the numbers

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    #5 International Business Programs

    (U.S. News and World Report)
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    #7 Undergraduate Marketing Programs

    (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Alumni

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    Richard Blanco

    Class of ’91
    MFA ’97 – Great American poet and speaker at Obama’s second inauguration
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    Belkys Nerey

    Class of ’89
    Emmy award–winning journalist and news anchor at 7 NEWS in Miami