We are the 4th largest institution by enrollment in the United States.
FIU consists of two major campuses: Modesto A. Maidique campus (MMC) and the Biscayne Bay campus (BBC).
We have over 180 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs.
We are #1 in the nation to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees to Hispanic students.
FIU provides the Golden Promise Scholarship to help students pay for college.
35% of Miami-Dade teachers have FIU degrees.
We are the top STEM school for Hispanic students.
We award more American Chemical Society (ACS) – certified bachelor chemistry degrees than any other academic institution in Florida, and we are ranked #23 in the nation.
We are one of 130 institutions classified as “highest research activity – R1” in the United States.
Our Chemistry Department is ranked #11 by the National Research Council (NRC).
Our Forensics Program is ranked #3 by the NRC.
We currently have over 100 Chemistry graduate students.
Strong Focus On Education
We have seven DBER Departments: Biology Education Research, Chemistry Education Research, Computer Science Education Research, Earth and Environmental Education Research, Engineering Education Research, Physics Education Research, and Math Education.
The STEM Transformation Institute (STEM-TI) is a multidisciplinary collaboration to research and develop effective educational practices to increase the number of well-prepared STEM professionals.
We have active learning classrooms of various sizes. The largest can hold 300 students at one time.