COMMITTED TO STUDENT SUCCESS, PROVIDING A PATHWAY TO CAREERS AND BEYOND
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.
- FIU is ranked #12 Top Performer on Social Mobility in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings.
- 15 academic programs at FIU are ranked in the top 50 among public univeristies by U.S. News & World Report.
- 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.