Florida International University

Miami, FL 33199

Florida International University (FIU) is a public university in Miami. It is one of ten campuses that comprise the State University System of Florida and had a total student body of 56,000 students during the 2017 school year. Over 92% of students live off-campus. As the name suggests, Florida International University also attracts a lot of international students. In fact, about 7% of the student body are international students. FIU offers over 280 majors and 191 programs of study through 23 schools and colleges. It is the largest university in South Florida and the fourth largest in the United States based on the enrollment numbers.

Several nursing programs are offered through Florida International University College of Nursing and Health Sciences, including BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, MSN, DNP, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. The college has close affiliations with many healthcare facilities in the area, including hospitals and doctor’s offices, giving students the hands-on learning needed to succeed. The traditional BSN program is offered on-campus, while the RN to BSN path is an online-only program. There are also many BSN to DNP programs available at the university. All programs offered through the college are accredited by the CCNE and the Florida State Board of Nursing.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate88%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 260
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 24
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 35
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 97
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 8
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 17
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 14

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Florida International University

American Medical Academy
6.65 miles away
Omega Healthcare Technical School
8.14 miles away
Miami Dade College
11.7 miles away
Keiser Career College - Miami Lakes
13.12 miles away
Health Education Training School, LLC
14.94 miles away
Azure College - Miami Gardens
15.5 miles away
Health Opportunity Technical Center, Inc.
16.78 miles away
Pines Vocational Training Institute, Inc.
20.36 miles away
Broward College
23.96 miles away
Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc
30.98 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
09/22/1993 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1985 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/12/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/12/2008 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
05/19/2001 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
05/19/2001 - Current

Admissions

50%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading520 to 610
SAT: Math510 to 600
SAT: Writing490 to 570
ACT Composite23 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$12,966

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,063
30k to 48k$12,433
48k to 75k$14,770
75k to 110k$16,050
Over 110k$16,806
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

73%

Recipients

$5,125

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

55%

Recipients

$3,886

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

45%

Recipients

$7,264

Average Amount

Student Population

45,856

Undergrads

9,147

Graduates

31,250

Women

23,753

Men

60%

Full-time

40%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
64%
Black/African American
12%
White
11%
Non-resident alien
7%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

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Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

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District 3 Scholarship

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District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

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Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing
Florida International University
11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
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