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Florida International University will be a leading urban public research university focused on student learning, innovation, and collaboration.


Florida International University is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. We are committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with our local and global communities.

Vision and Mission


Florida International University is committed to the following core values:

  • Truth—in the pursuit, generation, dissemination, and application of knowledge
  • Freedom—of thought and expression
  • Respect—for diversity and the dignity of the individual
  • Responsibility—as stewards of the environment and citizens of the world
  • Excellence—in intellectual, personal, and operational endeavors