FIU also serves a large percentage of economically disadvantaged students. Nearly 50 percent of all undergraduate students at FIU receive financial aid, and nearly 60 percent of those financial aid recipients come from families with annual household incomes under $30,000.
Approximately 80 percent of students at FIU are undergraduates with the majority enrolled in the Colleges of Business Administration, Arts & Sciences and Engineering.
Ninety-six percent of the university’s full-time faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree attainable in their field. (This statistic reflects tenured or tenure-seeking faculty.)