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Florida International University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 12,369 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 178 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Sun Belt Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $208,187)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $69,841)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 74 98 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 16 12 - -
Football 99 - - -
Golf - 8 - -
Soccer 24 25 - -
Softball - 19 - -
Swimming and Diving - 23 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 13.1%
Hispanic 58.7%
Non-resident alien 7.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 15.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Drama Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 3
Drug Law Violation 29
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 137
Reviews Dorm Life
  • lauren from hialeah, fl
  • 4
  • many of the students who go fiu commute there, however, living there is a great experience, one i would highly recommend. the students who live there are nice and crime…

  • Jul-13-2016 Read More
  • Saxon from Tampa, FL
  • 4
  • I personally did not live on campus. I stayed overnight once for orientation. The rooms come fully furbished and there is no community bathroom you only share one with your…

  • Jun-22-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Raul from Hialeah, FL
  • Nov-13-2017 I am a current student here

    Tons of variety. Latin food, Asian food, burgers, food trucks, empanada shops, coffee shops, basically every local fast food chain and "family restaurant" (Chili's, etc) has an on-campus location. Pick your poison. You're really spoiled for choice here. Of course, the best idea would be just to pack your own lunch every day so you don't end up spending triple digits on fast food every month, but who cares about that when you can spend $8 on a Whipped Cream Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks every day?

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  • 4
  • Jack from Homestead, FL
  • Sep-02-2017 I am a current student here

    There are so many food choices on campus alone. Almost and type of food you could think of, and they are major chain restaurants; like Chili's, Moe's, Chick-fil-a, and more. If you will be getting a meal plan you can't go wrong either because they cook almost anything you can think of too, almost like a giant buffet. Off campus dining is also very good because the campus is close to a lot of things. My favorite place overall is tropical cafe located in the gym, best smoothies and flatbreads.

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  • 5
  • G from Brooksville, FL
  • May-10-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are many diverse dining options on campus, as well as around campus.

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  • 5
  • lauren from hialeah, fl
  • Jul-13-2016 I am a current student here

    there are plenty of places to eat of campus, and good places at that. the school is always asking there students to rate their service and to recommend new food establishments and they have just recently added a few new establishments to their diverse list. the meal plans available are also relatively cheap, especially in combination with a dorm package.

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  • 4
  • jamie from miami, fl
  • May-06-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    i enjoy the variety of restaurants and fast food areas. there is quite a variety both near, and within the university.

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  • 5
  • Cindy from Coral Gables, FL
  • Aug-08-2015 I am a current student here

    There are many places to choose from, such as Pollo Tropical, Moe's, Chili's, Burger King, and Sushi Maki. These are only a few restaurants to choose from as there are various food courts located on campus.

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  • 4
  • Samantha from Miami Beach, FL
  • Jul-26-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    During my tour, I saw many unhealthy restaurants and about three Starbucks. I was told from my cousin that there was a healthy section in the cafeteria, but that it was a bit expensive (she graduated from the school). There were many different dining choices though.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jack from Homestead, FL
  • Sep-02-2017 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of possibilities when it comes to Greek life. I'm not in a fraternity, but if I wanted to there would be multiple that fit my personality and lifestyle.

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  • 0
  • jamie from miami, fl
  • May-06-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    not involved in greek life, but it appears that it is very involved all around campus!

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  • 0
  • Angela from Miami, FL
  • Jan-04-2015 I am a past student here

    There is a very prominent Greek Life at FIU. It is not uncommon to see people wearing their letters or raising money with their brothers and sisters for a good cause.

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  • 0
  • ROBERT from Sunrise, FL
  • Oct-19-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of different greek organizations. Finding the one that matches you should be easy.

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  • 0
  • Claudia from Miami, FL
  • Jul-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very vibrant on campus, and Greek students are visible in many school clubs and leadership positions.

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