Rapidly climbing the rankings
Top Public Research University & No. 1 in Florida
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.
Recently, FIU ranked 1st in Florida among public universities according to the Board of Governors performance-based funding scores.
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
- 18 Intercollegiate athletic teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- Campus & Community
No one wants to teach in the era of school shootings
Laura Dinehart, Dean of FIU's School of Education and Human Development, wrote the following op-ed published in the Miami Herald.
- Medicine & Health Sciences
FIU researcher awarded NIDA grant to develop novel program that connects women with opioid use disorder to care
Assistant professor of epidemiology Melissa Ward will work to improve women-centered systems that connect women with opioid use disorder to medications, mental health care and social services.
- Arts & Culture
GRAMMY winner and Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Sam Moore named 2022 CARTA Medallion honoree
GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Sam Moore was recognized as the inaugural recipient of the CARTA Medallion.
- Campus & Community
FIU experts are available to discuss the 2022 hurricane season
FIU experts on various topics surrounding hurricanes and their aftermath are available for media interviews.