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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,529 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
21,809 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
59.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
2,107 Graduates

About the photo: Green Library is one of the largest libraries in the Southeastern U.S. and is the largest building on-campus.


The median in-state tuition at Florida International University is $4,721, which is $2,270 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $16,529, which is 350% of the cost for in-state students, and is $1,847 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,966.

In 2016, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Florida International University received 21,809 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.71% annual growth. Out of those 21,809 applicants, 10,920 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.1% acceptance rate.

There were 55,003 students enrolled at Florida International University in 2016, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Florida International University has an overall enrollment yield of 42.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Florida International University has a total enrollment of 55,003 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida International University is 32,830 students and the part-time enrollment is 22,173. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Florida International University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida International University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.9% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 10.7% White, 2.69% Asian, 2.42% Two or More Races, 0.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.07% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Florida International University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (3.28%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (1.96%) and White Female (1.27%).

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In 2016, 2,262 more women than men graduated from Florida International University. The majority of students graduating from Florida International University are Hispanic or Latino. These 8,193 graduates mean that there were 5.27 times more Hispanic or Latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,556 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Florida International University is General Psychology with 1,202 graduates, followed by General Hospitality Management with 608 graduates and General Biological Sciences with 591 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Florida International University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Architecture and Related Services, with 139 graduates, followed by Psychology with 1,255 graduates and Communications with 705 graduates.


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Florida International University has an endowment valued at nearly $230M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Florida International University had a total expenditure of $885M. Of that $885M, they spent $433M on salaries and $116M on benefits.

Florida International University employs 289 Assistant professors, 284 Associate professors, and 261 Instructors. Most academics at Florida International University are Male Professors (195), Male Associate professors (169), and Male Assistant professors (147).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida International University are: Management, with 837 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 753 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 426 employees.



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