Rapidly climbing the rankings
Top Public Research University
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very 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 56,000 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.
No. 78 among public universities in the nation
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
- 17 Intercollegiate athletic teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- Politics, Law & Society
Proving war crimes isn’t simple – a forensics expert explains what’s involved with documenting human rights violations during conflicts, from Afghanistan to Ukraine
Stefan Schmitt, FIU Project Lead for International Technical Forensic Services breaks down the process when investigating war crimes.
- Campus & Community
FIU leads alliance to build hospitality pipeline for underrepresented minority students and diverse leadership in hospitality
A bold, new initiative is under way across the U. S. to create a pathway for Black and Hispanic ...
- Campus & Community
Alumna awarded prestigious scholarship to the University of Cambridge
Edurne Sosa El Fakih '22 was recently awarded a nearly $40,000 scholarship to attend a prestigious postgraduate research program at the University of Cambridge.
- Science & Technology
Researchers embark on mission to find all the world’s ants
With the help of cutting-edge technology, the researchers created a first-of-its-kind global biodiversity map to begin answering a long unanswered question about where ants can be found worldwide.