Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Florida International University (Miami, FL)

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Florida International University is ranked 72 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 213 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 67%
Applicants who took ACT 33%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+2%
600-69927%
600+29%

SAT Math Score

700+2%
600-69924%
600+26%

ACT Score

30-367%
24-2955%
24+62%

Students applied15,834
Students admitted7,874
Admission rate50%

Students per faculty25

4-year graduation rate28%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,168
Fees$390
Room and board$10,846
Estimated book expense$1,540
Total cost$18,944

Cost after need-based aid$12,955
Cost after non-need-based aid$16,677

Average debt at graduation$18,918

Out of State

Tuition$18,566
Fees$390
Room and board$10,846
Estimated book expense$1,540
Total cost$31,342

Cost after need-based aid$25,353
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,075

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met22%
Average need-based aid$5,989
Average non-need-based aid$2,267

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment41,038

Full-Time

Men11,315
Women14,340

Part-Time

Men6,921
Women8,462

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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