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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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  • How Far Would You Go To Support Your Kid’s Dreams?
    One day years ago as I was visiting my son’s elementary school, I noticed every student had a picture on their locker of what they wanted to be when they grew up. The girls varied mostly between veterinarians, pop stars and dancers, but almost all the boys wanted to be NFL players. I chuckled since […]
  • How to Get Your Teenager to Use an Alarm Clock in 5 Easy Steps
    I’m convinced there are some hidden evil forces behind the fact that most high schools actually start in the middle of the night. Or in the least, bus service to taxi teens to high school starts in the middle of the night. Why this is still the case- even after study after study about the […]
  • 9 Truths About Living With A Teenage Daughter
    When you have a teenage daughter there are days when you wonder how you are going to get through it all without the help of an entire community and the contents of the ice cream section at the grocery store. But you will. When many of us find out we will be the parent of […]
  • Great Kid with Average Grades? Don’t Worry And Here’s Why
    I have been through the college application process with each of my three oldest kids. Between them, they have 15 college acceptances. In fact, each of my kids was accepted to every single school where they applied. Those colleges ran the gamut from flagship campuses of big state schools to small private colleges. To be […]

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