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Here’s the basic information about Florida International University at a glance. Be sure to check out the FIU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Florida International University
Address:11200 S. W. 8 Street
MiamiFL, 33199
Phone Number:(305) 348-2000
Awards:Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:Suburban
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:49610
Faculty Ratio:26 to 1

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  • The Holiday Spirit Cure: The Junk Drawer
    In a pre-holiday purge this week, I dumped out my junk drawer. It’s the little one in the kitchen by the stove where I put things that don’t belong anywhere in particular. I only open this drawer to put things in it for later. For what is this mighty later? From the story the contents […]
  • Senior Year is a Time for Celebrating Firsts
    Last May, while my oldest daughter Cameron was still a junior in high school, was the first time I felt viscerally, the reality of her imminent graduation and subsequent moving out for college. Up until then, this event had been something remote, distant, and “years” away. But in May, I had a front row seat to […]
  • I Admit it, I Was Ready for My Son to Return to College!
    I looked forward to Thanksgiving since the day we dropped my son Jorden off. As we drove away the only consolation I could offer myself was that Thanksgiving wasn’t so far away and I would see him very soon. Every lonely night I rehearsed over and over the schedule of things we would do while […]
  • My Daughter Died From an Overdose: 4 Things I Want Parents to Know
    “She’s so bright. Once she gets to college, she’ll make new friends and have a change in environment and will focus on her academics. The experimentation she did in high school will fall behind her.” If only… Ten years ago, my husband and I were wondering whether we should be looking for colleges or rehabs […]

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  • EnQuest CEO steps down today, by mutual agreement
    Davenport graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Mineral Engineering and earned an MBA from Florida International University. He started his career in 1984 as a field engineer with Schlumberger, and gas since worked in petroleum engineering, project management, subsurface, ...
  • Ducks hold final practice in Eugene before heading to Las Vegas
    The 47-year-old Miami native was promoted from offensive line coach to big boss man after being on campus just 11 months. The Ducks Las Vegas Bowl matchup won't be Cristobal's first post-season experience running a team. While leading Florida International University for six seasons he coached ...
  • UNCG names new vice chancellor for student affairs
    Akens has worked in several roles at Florida International University in Miami since 1993. For the past five years she has served as associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at the public university of about 54,000 students. She's also an assistant professor of higher education at ...


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