Undergraduate Admissions

FIU Global First Year offers a streamlined admissions process for international students. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs. Final tuition is based on your enrollment track, and housing and dining selections. Find all important dates and start your application below.

Undergraduate Entry Requirement

FIU Global First Year’s undergraduate degree programs are offered with different admissions tracks specifically designed to set international students up for success. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs.
Minimum GPA
Minimum English Language Score*
Program Duration
Credits Earned
FIU Global First Year 2
IELTS: 5.5+ (no subscore below 5.0)
Cambridge English: B2 First No subscore below 155
TOEFL: 68+ (no subscore below 14)
2 semesters
26 – 28 credit hours
FIU Global First Year 3
IELTS: 5.0 (no subscore below 4.5)
Cambridge English: B2 First No subscore below 150
TOEFL: 60 – 67 (no subscore below 12)
3 semesters
36 – 38 credit hours
Pre-Sessional English
IELTS: 4.5 (no subscore below 3.5)
Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary No sub-score below 145
TOEFL: 41 – 59 (no subscore below 8)
12-14 weeks (varies by semester)

Dates & Costs

Shorelight Signature Student Experience services – including application assistance, visa help, student services, academic support, campus transition, and career services – are included in your FIU Global program cost. Opt-in programs and services may cost extra. Fees for tuition, housing, dining, and additional services will vary by school, degree program, housing location and amenities, selected meal plan, and similar preferences.
For important dates and detailed tuition, housing, and dining costs please visit our Shorelight profile page.

How to Apply

Begin your international student application below. You can save your progress and resume later. You will receive a confirmation email once we have received your application. If you have questions about your application, please contact us.

Before you begin, you will need the following documents:

  • High school/secondary school transcripts and any post-secondary transcripts
  • Copy of your passport
  • English-language test scores*

FIU Global First Year

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58,064 total enrollment
6.3% international students
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