Florida International University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(3.99 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 295 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 4 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 16 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 49,782 (41,032 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 29% part-time, 71% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $11,097 in-state; $24,202 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

Perhaps I am a bit jaded after being in a doctoral program for quite a while now (saying the actual number brings tears!), but I feel FIU while a decent public university, and top rate Hispanic tertiary educational institution have some way to go in providing world class education in ALL fields. TO be fair, I have heard excellent reports about the law school and business college and they recently had their first medical school graduates. Yet to me, other programs are either being ignored or simply run by inept individuals who play more politics that actually strive to improve the quality of the programs. Regarding my specific program, Bioogical Sciences, this school is great for those who would love to study ecological or marine biology. PIs have research projects that extend across the US to Alaska, South America and even Asia. So if any person who is reading has a passion for the outdoors, wading in the everglades at night to tag alligators, you should pursue a degree at FIU. Sadly, if you are like me who have a keen interest in cellular and molecular biology, human genetics or anything remotely associated with animal and human research, I suggest you look elsewhere or in fact join the biomedical program. There are handful of professors(and I mean that literally, your fingers on one hand) who conduct any cellular/ molecular research). Funding is very competitive in this area, yet some professors do not seem proactive in soliciting grants and most important for any potential doctoral student, the average years spent in this program would make a grown man cry.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

The MD program at Florida International University has only been around for 5 years and I consider this to be its most significant pro as well as con. New graduate programs tend to have small class sizes and this is definitely the case here at FIU. Our environment is one where students are more than willing to help each other succeed and we all have a strong desire to help the program establish itself as one of the best in the state of Florida. This leads me to what I consider to be a con: the program has yet to develop a name for itself. FIU has not been able to do this due its short period of existence and only with time will the medical school be able to develop itself into an academic and clinical powerhouse. I firmly believe that we are off to a great start and will become one of the best destinations for future medical students.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of the Curriculum and Instruction program are: -professors with content knowledge -resources and materials -FIU has a well know and respected school of education. The cons of the Curriculum and Instruction program are: -Some classes are not offered every semester. -course times are not always convenient for Full time employees -No classes are offered off campus at an elementary school, library, or other location.
2.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2014

The program is quite pricy, but it is worth the convenience and it is a faster program.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros - more valuable to employers and greater knowledge Cons -N/A
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

Great program for people in education who want to be leaders!
2.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

The graduate program offers small class sizes so it's easier to know the peers, however the professors could be more friendly and helpful.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

One of the best things about the program is that it has an international approach but the con is that the program is relative new.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2014

At F.I.U graduate program, students learn alot from their experienced professors. I have been able to complete all work with confidence with the support of fellow colleges and professor. I personally have no cons with the graduate program.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

Classes are offered in the evenings, which is great for students working a full-time job.
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