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Florida International University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,967 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,668 tuition
$11,330 on campus room & board*
$1,220 books
$1,749 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$31,366 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,477 tuition
$11,330 on campus room & board*
$1,220 books
$2,339 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

*start at*

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,631 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
93% of students receive aid
54% get federal aid ($4,471 avg)
84% get state aid ($2,313 avg)
38% get institn'l aid ($1,631 avg)
28% get loans ($5,468 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.0% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.49% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,514 90%
Federal Grant Aid $4,471 54%
Pell Grants $4,407 54%
Other Federal Grants $771 5%
Institution Grant Aid $1,631 38%
State Grant Aid $2,313 84%
Student Loans $5,468 28%
Federal Loans $5,169 28%
Other Loans $9,304 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: May 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Florida International University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $202
Out of State $615


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rupert from Miami, FL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    FIU tuition is low. If you love in south florida, driving to campus is very easy and most of the attending students do it. The dorms are very expensive and you can save money by commuting to school and carpooling.

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

    Tuition is cheap and I think it's a fair price for the academic rigor, which is decent enough. Panther Hall is a bit overpriced for what's offered in it, so the other dorms are a much better choice in my opinion.

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  • 5
  • Claudia from Miami, FL
  • Jul-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Living expenses are the downside to attending a university in a city with a high cost of living, but tuition is relatively cheap compared to private institutions. FIU is the fastest growing university in the state with over 50,000 students and ever-growing expansion and improving campus projects.

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