National Leader in Social Mobility
FIU is committed to the local community and beyond through research and education in public health and public and international affairs.
No. 4 best public university, according to Wall Street Journal
#1 in the nation awarding bachelor’s degrees to minorities
25% of FIU undergraduates are first-generation students
50.3% of FIU students receive Pell grants
Top Performer in the State
FIU ranks No. 1 among Florida’s public universities, according to the Florida Board of Governors' 2023 performance metric scores. FIU earned 95 points – a four-point improvement over the university’s PBF score in 2022.
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At FIU, our students and alumni are reshaping the world and making a positive change in the community.
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Accelerating Student Success
FIU is committed to developing and delivering innovative career readiness programs for students and alumni while engaging employers to foster relationships that address the needs of an ever-changing workforce.
Talent Development Network, an organization connecting students from Miami-Dade County's six higher education institutions with paid internships. Talent Lab DC, a comprehensive program in the nation's capital for students seeking to make an impact on the world's greatest challenges.
Handshake, one-stop shop for students to connect directly with employers such as NASA, Federal Aviation Administration, Microsoft and more.
Focus on STEM
Our experts develop research-based education practices to prepare students for successful careers in STEM teaching or fields. Our work makes the university a living laboratory for developing future STEM professionals, especially those from underrepresented groups, supporting more than 12,500 undergraduate STEM majors across FIU's colleges and schools.