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Colleges / Florida International University

Florida International University

Miami, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate64%

Florida International University Admissions

Florida International University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 64% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 17,343 students applied to Florida International University and 11,075 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Florida International University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 4/1 and the application fee costs $30.

Florida International University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Florida International University's admissions stats.

Florida International University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 4.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 29%
Mean SAT Score 1159
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 90%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 10%
Waitlist No

Florida International University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Florida International University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 4 1

Applying Early to Florida International University?

Florida International University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Florida International University Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Florida International University?

Florida International University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Florida International University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Florida International University accepted 64% of all applicants, about 11,075 from 17,343 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Florida International University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to limited access programs is program very difficult.

Transferring to Florida International University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Florida International University

Florida International University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Florida International University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Florida International University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Florida International University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Florida International University for more information on admission factors.

Florida International University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Florida International University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Florida International University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements portfolio or audition
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Florida International University?

Students admitted to Florida International University have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 76% submitted a class rank. At Florida International University 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 59% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Florida International University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 68%
3.75 and 3.99 16%
3.50 and 3.74 12%
3.25 and 3.49 3%
3.00 and 3.24 1%
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Florida International University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Florida International University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 90% of Florida International University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Florida International University?

To be competitive with other Florida International University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1070 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Florida International University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1070, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Florida International University student is 1159.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Florida International University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Florida International University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.

To be most competitive at Florida International University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Florida International University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Florida International University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Florida International University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Florida International University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Florida International University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Florida International University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Florida International University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Florida International University.

Does Florida International University accept transfer credits?

✅ Florida International University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Florida International University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Florida International University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Florida International University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Florida International University?

✅ Florida International University is not test optional.

What is Florida International University's acceptance rate?

✅ Florida International University has an acceptance rate of 64%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Florida International University?

❌ Florida International University does not offer early decision.

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Florida International University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Florida International University? Florida International University is a somewhat selective institution. The Florida International University acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.


Florida International University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Florida International University is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Florida International University is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Florida International University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1240


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

550 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1240 and Above


1070 to 1240


1070 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Florida International University students is 1159. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Florida International University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1070 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1070 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Florida International University.

Florida International University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Florida International University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 4.0. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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