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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
  • 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
  • Peter from Hollywood, FL
  • 4
  • I Have not lived in a dorm, but FIU is constantly building new dorms and they are becoming nicer and nicer, so most dorms are relatively new. …

  • Mar-09-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Ana from Miami, FL
  • Jan-20-2015 I am a current student here

    They have a huge variety of places to eat. From buffets, to cafes, to well known food chains like Chilli's.

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  • 4
  • Meredith from Miami Shores, FL
  • Jan-15-2015 I am a current student here

    The Biscayne Bay campus is limited in terms of food choices, however, they still have events where they provide free food. The Modesto campus have every fast food restaurant that you could think of from Subway to Pollo Tropical.

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  • 4
  • Nathan
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    There are a good amount of options for food.

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  • 4
  • Angela from Miami, FL
  • Jan-04-2015 I am a past student here

    FIU's Graham Center is home to a Bustelo, Burger King, Almazar, Jamba Juice, Pollo Tropical, Subway, Sushi Maki, and Fresh Market. The library has a Starbucks inside and both a Panda Express and Taco Bell were just added by the Ryder building.

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  • 4
  • Rupert from Miami, FL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many restaurants located on campus including Chilis, Pollo Tropical, Subway, Sushi Maki, Moe's, Chick-fil-a, Taco Bell, and Panda Express. These get very crowded from noon to 2 pm but lines go very quickly and service is great. The campus cafeteria actually has a good variety of food and it is very comfortable in it, but they sometimes get a bit repetitive with the options.

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  • 5
  • Brenda
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    FIU in the MMC campus opened up a Panda Express, my freinds tell me it taste good. For those Starbucks lovers, the campus keeps on opening more Starbucks.

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  • 4
  • Renee from Miami, FL
  • Dec-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The food at Fresh Food Company is mediocre on average, but sometimes there will be some really good food. You get used to it. There are a lot of other options such as Chili's, Pollo Tropical, and Burger King here too, and we recently got a Taco Bell and Panda Express on campus. Everything's a bit overpriced, but that's to be expected.

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  • 4
  • S from Hialeah, FL
  • Dec-03-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a wide variety of food and dining available. From Burger King to Chili's, there is something for everyone to enjoy. What most students are enjoying now is the brand new Taco Bell

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 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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  • 0
  • Jazmine from Jacksonville, FL
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    I dont know much about greek life for i am not affiliated, but they are always staying busy supporting really great causes which is nice to see.

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  • 0
  • Cecilia
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The Greek life is very active, so active that I had to drop recruitment because I was still getting into the swing of college and being in a sorority would have taken a lot of time out of my studying because they are really active.

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