Why Study at FIU?

Highly ranked business programs. Students from around the world. Beautiful weather.
There’s a lot to love about studying at Florida International University.

Miami: Fun in the Sun

Ready for a study break? In Miami, you’ll find beautiful sand and waves in South Beach. The charm and culture of ethnic neighborhoods, like Little Havana. And the natural beauty of more than 800 parks, including the famous Everglades National Park.

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5.5 million people live in the Miami area.

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70 percent of the people in Miami are of Hispanic or Latino origin, typically from Cuba and Central America.

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Miami is the #2 tourism destination in the United States.

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Miami is the warmest U.S. city in the winter, with an average temperature of 20°C in January.

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More than 1,100 multinational companies, including the most international banks in any U.S. city, have an office in Miami.

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Miami International Airport has flights to 100+ international destinations.

Academics: Bigger, Better, Right for You

Did you know that FIU is the 6th largest university in the United States? With more than 55,000 students on campus, it’s easy to make friends from around the world while getting a great education too.

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The #5-ranked International Business program.1

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The #7-ranked Undergraduate Marketing program.2

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The #8-ranked Business School for Return on Investment. 2

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The #1 U.S. university for awarding degrees to Hispanic students.

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The largest number of graduates working in the hospitality industry.3

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The top classification — “Highest Research Activity” — for a research university in the United States.4

Student Life: Fun, Friends and Fitness

The modern library with quiet study rooms. The farmer’s market with organic fruits and vegetables. The concerts, festivals and fun events. There’s always something cool on campus, no matter what you like to do.

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FIU has 2,500 international students from 142 countries.

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There are 200+ student organizations, including the International Students Club and the Table Tennis Club.

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Campus culture includes the Frost Art Museum, the Wertheim Performing Arts Center and the FIU School of Music.

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The Wellness and Recreation Center has the latest exercise machines, multiple sports courts and large locker rooms.

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FIU has 18 top division sports teams, including American football, soccer/football and volleyball.

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FIU’s main campus has nearly 30 dining locations offering everything from Starbucks coffee to international food.

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I feel challenged at FIU, but in a good way. It’s not easy, but it also is not difficult to succeed. I love my teachers, and they really work with you to help you. Even in big classes, they really focus on each student individually, and they are very understanding and helpful, especially if you are having problems with the language.

– Srishti J. from India
1 U.S. News & World Report, 2017.
2 Bloomberg Businessweek, 2013.
3 LinkedIn poll, 2014.
4 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning.

FIU Has the Right Degree for You

FIU offers many exciting undergraduate degrees, from science to business to history. So if you’re ready to study what you love, we’re ready to help you start your exciting career at FIU.