Florida International University

As Miami's first and only public research university, offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees, FIU is worlds ahead in its service to the academic and local community.Designated as a top-tier research institution, FIU emphasizes research as a major component in the university's mission. The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and the School of Computing and Information Sciences Discovery Lab are just two of many colleges, schools and centers that actively enhance the university's ability to set new standards through research initiatives.For 50 years, FIU has positioned itself as one of South Florida's anchor institutions by tackling some of the greatest challenges. The university is dedicated to enriching the lives of our local and global communities. Through an annual TEDxFIU event, FIU shares student, faculty and alumni ideas with the world. With a student body of more than 55,000, we are among the top 10 largest universities in the nation. FIU has two major campuses: Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) in West Miami-Dade County, and Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) in North Miami Beach. FIU also has various other locations which include the Engineering Center, near MMC, the FIU at I-75 in Miramar, the business center in Downtown Brickell, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) on South Beach. We are home to three museums: The Wolfsonian FIU, located on Washington Avenue in Miami Beach, The Jewish Museum of Florida also in Miami Beach and the Frost Art Museum on the MMC Campus.Our 18 intercollegiate athletic teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, the most competitive college sports division in the nation.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1972 N/A Semester $222.9 million + University Park, Miami, FL 33199 (305) 348-2000
overall score total score state city online paying global
28 100.0 Florida Miami 185 179 39