HIGHER EDUCATION IS THE ENGINE THAT POWERS GREAT CITIES. FIU IS MIAMI’S POWERHOUSE.
FIU is key to the cultural radiance of Miami and its health and well-being. This includes FIU’s leadership in museums, the performing arts, and arts education, with several cultural institutions in Miami and the innovative College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA). FIU programs like the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP (Health Education Learning Program), FIU Embrace, and the Center for Children and Families directly support wellness in our community.
FIU is integral to the economic prosperity of our community. We are the leading source for educating future professionals, with our alumni rising to leadership positions in every profession and field of endeavor.
- FIU infectious disease specialists are among the nation’s most visible experts on COVID-19.
- FIU is recognized by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to classify as a community-engaged university.
- FIU supports student success at the K-12 level through Education Effect, a partnership between the university and Miami-Dade Public Schools focusing on increasing access, equity, and educational opportunity.
- The annual FIU Music Festival presents a diverse lineup of acclaimed artists at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center.
- The Office of Engagement works with public and private community partners to help solve challenges they face and forges alliances for collaborative action, impact, and growth.