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

3.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2007

Excellent school and very well diverse. Program was challenging and the professors were good and helpful.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2010

Florida International is becoming one of the leading universities in Florida and offers an array of career choices. The teachers are knowledgeable and efficient.
3.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2011

The university has good teachers and the curriculum is very interesting.
3.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2008

I chose this school based on convenience, programs available, and cost. I was able to get my PhD paid for, it was a short commute, and had a specialty I was interested in.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

Florida International University allowed me to work hand in hand with my school. With this opportunity I was able to schedule my classes to be after school hours since I am a full time teacher. The professors in my program were very knowledgeable in the content needed to learn for my masters in curriculum.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2017

I did the 5 year accelerated master program. Looking back, I wish I would've done the 6 year program in order to take advantage of all the activities the school had to offer. The program is very intense and at times it will challenge your passion for this career. But if i could go back in time, I wouldn't have picked another school.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2017

Florida International University is a great institution that provides tremendous amounts of opportunities for their students, faculty, and staff. I received my MSW this year and during my time there I have had an internship relative to my degree. The Social Work Department has friendly staff that will help guide you on the right path to graduation. The professors are beyond knowledgeable in their class topics which made learning enjoyable. I am extremely satisfied with the network of friends and colleagues I have accumulated over the time I was enrolled at FIU. I am even looking forward to applying for their PhD program in the near future. Go Panthers !
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

As a graduate student studying biological sciences at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine( HWCOM) I can attest that the curriculum truly prepares you for a career in the health sciences. The program is currently transitioning from a certificate program to a master's program. It currently guarantees the students in the program a medical school interview at HWCOM as long as students enrolled in the program maintain a 3.7 GPA throughout the duration of the program. It also guarantees acceptance into HWCOM if the student was previously on the waitlist at HWCOM. The program parallels year one medical curriculum and it is difficult. During the program students are enrolled in Medical Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, Medical Molecular Biology, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Histology and Pathology, Medical Physiology, Medical Genetics, and Professional Skills in Medicine. Students take NBME finals for each of the courses they take, except the Professional Skills course. These courses and this exposure to NBME questions prepare students to succeed in HWCOM and other medical schools, as well as prepares students for the board examinations. The program currently does not have as many financial opportunities, but this will probably change soon since this was only the first year of the program. I would recommend that students flashcard from PowerPoint for courses like histology and microbiology. For other classes, I would recommend using concept maps, especially for biochemistry and physiology. In terms of living in Miami the weather is great and so is the nightlife. Another great aspect of living in Miami, is the large diversity of the general population and of the student body! On the other hand, crime is a little higher since it is a big city, but I have never encountered problems and I have lived here my entire life. Overall, it is a great program and I would recommend it.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: International Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Great place to study International Business. The faculty was well prepared and students come from all over the world. I loved the seminar away from the school, before school started. We all had a great time and a chance to meet the rest of the students and teachers and administrators. Internships and jobs are not something the school will help you with. Therefore, you must make sure you do your homework before you come here if you do not have a job already.
4.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Pre-Medicine
Graduation Year: 2016

At Florida International University I had the pleasure of not only completing my bachelor's degree but also interacted with many international students. I made friends from all parts of the world and became more well rounded than I would have if I would have attended another institution. Throughout my years here, I completed my bachelor's in sociology/anthropology while at the same time doing the pre-pharmacy requirements. I really appreciate the experience and knowledge that I received from this university.
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