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  • 15 academic programs at FIU are ranked in the top 50 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

  • FIU is ranked #12 Top Performer on Social Mobility in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" rankings.

  • U.S. News and World Report ranked FIU in top 50 Most Innovative Schools among public universities – recognized for innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, or facilities.

Miami’s first and only public research university and an anchor in the community, FIU is a driver of economic prosperity and pathway for hundreds of thousands of students who aspire to a better life.

Access to excellence is our greatest responsibility – and at FIU, every scholarship dollar is transformational. More than 2/3 of FIU students receive financial aid, and our students rely on scholarship support not only to begin their studies but also to complete them.

Your investment in student success initiatives through the Next Horizon campaign will strengthen our efforts. Together, we will develop and implement solutions and strategies to help our students get to where they want to be.

  • The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) selected FIU to join a small group of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded "Frontier Set" universities — those committed to significantly increasing student access and success, and eliminating racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in college attainment.

  • #1 on the Social Mobility Index in Florida among schools that are both Carnegie Foundation-designated Research 1 universities and Ashoka Changemaker Campuses.

  • #1 in the U.S. for awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees to Hispanic students and a national leader in granting STEM degrees to minorities.

Invest in the Next

The Next Horizon campaign is your opportunity to have a direct impact on FIU’s future. There are countless opportunities to invest in meaningful initiatives that match your interests.

Student Success stories:
FIU recognized for first-generation student success programs, initiatives; read more.

FIU receives first-ever Seal of Excelencia for its success in educating Latino students; read more.