Florida International University (FIU)
Florida International University can be found in Miami, FL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at FIU number nearly 43,000 per year, and is one of the largest universities in the state.
A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1590 (25th percentile) - 1830 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 24 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into FIU. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the FIU average GPA ranges from 3.28 to 3.52 for accepted students. Approximately 40% of all applicant were admitted at FIU, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 42% continued on to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected FIU acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 44%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.fiu.edu.
Overall FIU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Florida International University was reported as 43.0% in Fall 2013 with over 16,500 college applications submitted to Florida International University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- FIU SAT Scores: 1590 - 1830
- FIU ACT Scores: 24 - 27
- FIU Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52
How Hard Is It to Get into Florida International University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
The applicant selectivity of FIU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Florida International University has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 37.3%
- 2010-2011: 50.5%
- 2011-2012: 51.1%
- 2012-2013: 40.5%
- 2013-2014: 43.0%
- Projected FIU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 44.2%
How Does FIU Compare?
The acceptance rate for Florida International University is twenty-nine percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|University of Miami||40.5%|
|Nova Southeastern University||57.5%|
|Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale||93.3%|
|Florida Atlantic University||47.7%|
|Florida Gulf Coast University||65.8%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to FIU (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||540 - 620|
|Math||530 - 610|
|Writing||520 - 600|
|Total Score||1590 - 1830|
|English||23 - 27|
|Math||23 - 27|
|Composite Score||24 - 27|