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Florida International University Graduate School Report

9,787 Graduate Students
$11,106 Avg Graduate Tuition & Fees (In-State)
84.4% Took Classes Online
Want the scoop on Florida International University Graduate School? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what degree programs FIU offers, if the school is ranked, how diverse it is, and much more. Click on any of the following links to jump to that section on this page.

Florida International University Graduate School Rankings

#285 Master's Degree School in U.S.
#365 Doctorate Degree School in U.S.

College Factual began producing its annual Best Quality Schools rankings as a means to assist students in finding top-quality graduate colleges and universities that are invested in preparing their students for their future endeavors. Factors that go into these rankings include how much money students make after graduation, the number of FTE students per instructor, and how much debt students take on to attend the school.

Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

In College Factual's 2023 ranking of the Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S., Florida International University landed the #285 spot out of the 1151 schools analyzed for this list.

FIU also ranked #8 for Best Master's Degree Schools in Florida.


Best Doctorate Degree Schools Ranking

FIU was ranked #365 in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking out of the 676 schools that were included in the ranking.

For the Best Doctorate Degree Schools in Florida, FIU came in at #10.


Florida International University Graduate Student Diversity

9,787 Graduate Students
60.5% Women
69.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Florida International University was the school of choice for 9,787 graduate students in the last year for which we have data. Since diversity is such an important part of the grad school experience, College Factual looked deeper at the demographics of these students. Here is what we found.

FIU Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

Athough the male-female ratio may vary depending on the degree program, 60.5% of the total graduate students at FIU are women and 39.5% are men.


FIU Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

About 69.0% of the graduate students who attend FIU are from a racial-ethnic minority group*. Americans aren't the only ones who appreciate the graduate programs at FIU. Around 12.8% of graduate students are international. The chart below shows the breakdown of graduate student demographics at the school. You can click on it for a more detailed view.


FIU Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$11,106 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
If you're a part-time graduate student at Florida International University coming from out of state, expect to pay an average of $992 per credit hour. In-state grad students pay a discounted rate of $446.

The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $8,912 $21,393
Fees $2,194 $2,818

Average Salary of FIU Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$55,929 Avg Salary (Master's)
$61,139 Avg Salary (Doctorate)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

The average starting salary for graduate students who earn their master's degree at FIU is $55,929. When comparing to other master's degree holders, that's on the low side. It's about 4% lower than the national average of $58,425.


Doctorate Degree Average Earnings

The average early-career salary for doctorate degree recipients from FIU is $61,139. Unfortunately for those graduates, that figure is about 19% lower than the national average of $75,260.


Location of Florida International University Graduate School

Florida State
Suburb Campus Setting
Public Public/Private
Located in Miami, Florida, Florida International University is a public institution. FIU is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for FIU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-2000

Online Learning for FIU Grad Students

84.4% Took At Least One Online Class
65.8% Took All Classes Online

About 84.4% of the graduate students at Florida International University took at least one online class during the 2019-2020 academic year. For that same period, 65.8% of grad students took all of their classes online.


Florida International University Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Accounting 78
Allied Health Professions 57
Applied Mathematics 3
Area Studies 14
Biomedical Engineering 23
Business Administration & Management 691
Chemistry 21
Civil Engineering 20
Communication & Media Studies 111
Communication Sciences 46
Computational Science 8
Computer Engineering 48
Computer Information Systems 65
Computer Systems Analysis 51
Construction Engineering Technology 28
Criminal Justice & Corrections 27
Curriculum & Instruction 45
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 33
Economics 11
Educational Administration 63
Electrical Engineering 41
Engineering-Related Fields 124
Environmental Engineering 5
Ethnic Studies 5
Finance & Financial Management 105
Fine & Studio Arts 4
General Architecture 11
General Biology 7
General English Literature 9
General Psychology 57
Geological & Earth Sciences 7
Health & Medical Administrative Services 77
Health & Physical Education 7
History 8
Homeland Security 47
Hospitality Management 157
Human Resource Management 133
Information Technology 21
Interior Architecture 26
International Business 73
International Education 4
International Relations & National Security 11
International Studies 56
Landscape Architecture 14
Legal Research 32
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 4
Marketing 147
Materials Engineering 7
Mechanical Engineering 10
Medical Illustration & Informatics 19
Mental & Social Health Services 57
Music 11
Natural Resource Management 13
Natural Resources Conservation 10
Nursing 131
Physics 9
Political Science & Government 7
Public Administration 86
Public Health 74
Real Estate 97
Recreation Administration 24
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 44
Religious Studies 6
Romance Languages 4
Sociology 2
Special Education 24
Statistics 4
Student Counseling 46
Systems Engineering 8
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27
Teacher Education Subject Specific 33
Writing Studies 11

Florida International University Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Allied Health Professions 7
Applied Mathematics 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 1
Biomedical Engineering 5
Business Administration & Management 13
Chemistry 8
Civil Engineering 10
Computer Information Systems 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 3
Economics 1
Educational Administration 6
Electrical Engineering 24
General Biology 13
General Psychology 21
Geological & Earth Sciences 6
History 2
International Relations & National Security 4
International Studies 9
Law 143
Materials Engineering 2
Mechanical Engineering 1
Medicine 113
Nursing 82
Physics 8
Political Science & Government 2
Public Administration 4
Public Health 12
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 61
Romance Languages 7
Social Work 5
Special Education 1
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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