College Deliberately: Florida International University

Florida International University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in a suburb of Miami, FL. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Psychology and Hospitality Administration/Management.

Florida International University

place 11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, FL 33199
phone Phone: (305) 348-2000
web Web: http://www.fiu.edu/
  • Florida International University is also known as:
    Florida International University, FIU


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Florida International University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1974-01-01 2021-12-08
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Florida International University is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida. We are committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research and creative activity, and collaborative engagement with our local and global communities.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Florida International University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Florida International University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Florida International University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
7% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Florida International University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 109
Baseball Men’s 36
Swimming and Diving Women’s 31

The complete list of sports at Florida International University is available for members.

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Tuition for Florida International University is in the 23.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as inexpensive.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Florida International University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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What do you do when you need to get somewhere quickly, but don’t have a car? You ask your friend with a car to drive you. What do you do when you need help moving the new mattress you bought? You ask your friend with a pickup truck to help you out. How about when you need to use a table saw or some other power tool for a project? You call your friends. That Friend With A is a subreddit for users to post the services they can offer or need, in return for things you would do for a friend.
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An approximation of whether tweets talking about Florida International University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Florida International University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Florida International University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Florida International University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 1mi around Florida International University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Florida International University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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