Florida International University

FIU Demographics & Diversity Report

Is FIU really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at FIU. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

FIU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Florida International University?

FIU total enrollment is approximately 58,711 students.

28,335 are undergraduates and 7,116 are graduate students.

FIU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time FIU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.

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FIU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 18,442
Black or African American 3,262
International 2,835
White 2,351
Asian 703
Multi-Ethnic 641
Unknown 66
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 18

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FIU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 60% of full-time grad students are women, and 40% men.

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FIU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 3,182
White 1,286
International 1,203
Black or African American 834
Asian 312
Multi-Ethnic 179
Unknown 107
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

FIU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,118 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1118 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  68.20 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does FIU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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FIU overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

FIU is ranked 2,057 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2057 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  45.74 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does FIU offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

FIU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 37,491
Black or African American 7,316
White 5,973
International 4,641
Asian 1,551
Multi-Ethnic 1,278
Unknown 386
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 38

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Florida International University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,903
Black or African American 629
Asian 365
Multi-Ethnic 39
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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FIU ranks 1,034 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1034 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  72.74 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 33,527 female students and 25,184 male students at FIU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of FIU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.13 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 3,325 female teachers and 2,783 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

3.55% Out of State
14.16% Out of the Country

FIU ranks 1,143 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

3.55% of FIU students come from out of state, and 14.16% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  47 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Florida 3,722
New York 15
Georgia 14
New Jersey 13
Ohio 10

International Students at FIU

Students from 143 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Venezuela, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
34.86% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  83.89 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At FIU, 34.86% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 14,535
20-21 11,229
25-29 10,327
18-19 8,544
35 and over 4,091
30-34 3,862
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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