Rapidly climbing the rankings
Top 50 Public Research University & No. 1 in Florida
Florida International University is a Top 50 public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. High research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 58,000 and 270,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.
Recently, FIU ranked 1st in Florida among public universities according to the Board of Governors performance-based funding scores.
Degrees for Every Interest
Explore the fringes of space, work to improve the health of our community's most underserved populations or defend the accused in a court of law. FIU offers more than 190 degree programs - many available online - so that you'll be ready for wherever the future takes you.
- Arts and Design
- Business and Economics
- Hospitality Management
- Humanities and Culture
- Medicine and Health
- Public Policy
- Sciences and Engineering
Discover the Possibilities with FIU Online
With FIU Online you can earn an FIU degree that will change your future from anywhere in the world. Taught by the same award-winning instructors that teach on-campus, our fully online courses are convenient, flexible, and practical. Explore over 130 degrees, program tracks and certificates – anything is possible with FIU Online.
A Campus as Diverse as its Students
Get lost in the 342-acre city block that is Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Sit on the sandy shores of Biscayne Bay Campus. Or explore any one of our 4 satellite locations across South Florida. With a student body of 58,000, we make sure there’s something for everyone here.
Campus by the Numbers
- 300+ Academic associations, honor and professional societies, cultural organizations and interest groups
- 3 Art and history museums
- 142Countries represented in our student body
- 18 Intercollegiate athletic teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- Science & Technology
A love of nature paves the path for a beloved career
Embarking on backpacking expeditions through rivers, mountains and caves in his native Cuba taught Rafael Travieso how to enjoy, respect and get along with nature.
- Medicine & Health Sciences
Targeting the sugar coating of cancer cells: FIU takes lead in cancer research
Wertheim College of Medicine researchers are working on the premise that a deeper understanding of the role of sugars in the development and progression of cancer will lead to better treatments, cures
- Science & Technology
Setting nets below the surface means fishermen catch almost 80 percent fewer dolphins, whales
Lowering gillnets into the water can lower the chances of tuna fishermen accidentally hauling in dolphins and whales, according to new research led by FIU and WWF Pakistan.
- Politics, Law & Society
Panthers are stepping up to help the U.S. fill its federal workforce need
Young, diverse workers are significantly underrepresented in federal agencies. FIU is providing the talent to change that.