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Florida International University

  • Miami, FL
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  • Public
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  • Urban
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    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Overview

A University of Global Opportunities

As Miami's only public research university, Florida International University is worlds ahead in its commitment to vibrant learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. Renowned scholars from prestigious universities around the world come to Florida International University to engage in world-class scholarship within a world-class city. This international community of scholars and researchers collaborates with students to push the frontiers of knowledge and discovery to solve 21st century global challenges. Both the university and its remarkable setting represent the future.

Earning a graduate degree at Florida International University means that students will interact with faculty members whose innovative and timely scholarship places FIU among the ranks of America's leading research universities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks FIU in the High Research Activity category of its prestigious classification system, and it is exceptional that FIU has reached this level within only a few decades since its founding. The creative, energetic minds of the faculty members and students promise a future of compelling discovery and boundless creativity.

Worlds Ahead Graduate Degrees

FIU offers more than 120 graduate degrees and certificates across these 9 colleges and schools: Architecture and the Arts, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Computing, Nursing and Health Sciences, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Journalism and Mass Communication. The larger of FIU's 2 main campuses, the 342-acre Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) is home to most of the colleges and schools while the 200-acre Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) in North Miami houses the remainder.

Programs regularly cited among the best in the nation include international relations, Latin American and Caribbean studies, hospitality management, music, political science, creative writing, public administration, and business administration, among others. Another strength of the school is interdisciplinary research, allowing students to collaborate across fields to address cutting-edge research, such as ethical questions in business, the atomic nucleus at high energy, improving schools to revitalize ailing urban centers, new applications for nanotechnology, and advances in biomedicine.

Graduate students at FIU will have the opportunity to collaborate with top scholars and researchers who are shaping the future. Students will study in Miami, a city of remarkable resources located at the crossroads of 2 continents. With access to the latest technologies and facilities, students will gain a competitive edge in their fields. Most importantly, students will earn degrees from a university that has garnered international respect. The value of an FIU degree can be seen in what graduates do every day: serve the community; spearhead groundbreaking initiatives; and take the lead in crafting solutions to some of society's greatest challenges. By advancing to the highest levels in their chosen fields, graduates lead and contribute across a wide range of enterprises throughout the world.

Diverse Graduate Community

A research university that takes diversity seriously, FIU attracts students from all 50 states and more than 130 nations. FIU's graduate student community includes more than 7,000 students. All graduate programs offer different levels of flexibility to better serve the needs and schedules of the students, providing the option to complete programs either as full-time or part-time students.

Multidisciplinary Study

More than 50 special centers and institutes at FIU add to the multidisciplinary nature of the university environment. Some of these centers include the Biomedical Engineering Institute, the High-Performance Database Research Center, the International Hurricane Research Center, the Latin American and Caribbean Center, the Center for Tourism and Technology, the Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, and the International Forensic Research Institute.

World's Ahead in Resources and Research

With annual research expenditures exceeding $100 million, FIU is committed to the advancement of innovative and groundbreaking research. Faculty members look for students whose ideas and insights will contribute to the university's proactive research mission, ensuring that FIU remains a model of progress. FIU offers world-class research resources from a modern computing facility, to a stand-alone engineering campus, to state-of-the-art laboratories such as the world's only operating undersea research laboratory, "Aquarius".

The libraries at the Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay campuses house more than one million volumes along with tens-of-thousands of periodicals, maps, microfilms, institutional archives, curriculum materials and government documents. The Green Library is FIU's main library, and is the largest building on-campus, and one of the largest libraries in the Southeastern United States. In addition, there is access to more than 10,000 journals and serials and a wide range of on-line resources.

Graduate Funding Opportunities

Students at FIU are highly successful in obtaining grants, fellowships, and other funding sources to support their graduate studies and research. Many assistantships allow graduate students to gain valuable experience as instructors while covering the cost of tuition. In addition, unique fellowships are available to advance research at the highest levels. These include the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, and FIU's Presidential Fellowship Program. The University Graduate School provides information about such opportunities and supports students in their applications.

Florida International University takes students beyond the worlds they know and helps them discover unimaginable possibilities for the future, unlocking their true potential. Students can prepare themselves for the global future with a Worlds Ahead graduate degree.


Location & Contact

Florida International University

11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
United States

Ms. Nanett Rojas

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 305-348-7442
Fax: 305-348-7441
Email: gradadm@fiu.edu

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Faculty

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    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%


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