Florida International University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(3.99 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 290 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 4 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 55,003 (45,856 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 27 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

3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

I am pursuing a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education. I am very pleased with the flexibility of the classes available as they are after work hours. Being an Elementary Teacher, the availability of the classes are perfect as they do not interfere with my job. I am also pleased with the availability of online classes. I am very pleased with the program.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2012

Pros: I love the diversity within the program and interdisciplinary nature of many professors there. There are a lot of scholarship and funding options for minorities, which I took full advantage of. Cons: The course work was not very challenging for me. I also feel there were too many classes that were combined with Undergrad and Grad students.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2018

I enjoy my program, certain professors make things difficult then others but overall i enjoy my program. It has alot to offer, you just have to seriously work hard for it.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2018

Great Master of Architecture 5-year Accelerated program! A lot of competitiveness, which pushes you even more to do amazing in your projects, which are based on real life situations and current problems of sustainability. Being located in Miami, a niche for artistic expression, and where Architecture is ever-growing, Florida International University is the perfect place to be World's Ahead!
1.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2015

Professor only interested in promoting their own agenda, overlooking curriculum and student concerns, often resulting in exploiting students to build exhibitions instead of having them learn. Technical classes offered are short and leave students unprepared. 3d modelling classes do not teach software that is relevant to practicing firms. Fabrication and print labs are ok, but machines often break and impossible to use when deadlines are due. FIU keeps taking in more students, leaving many without a proper desk in studio. Graduate students pay graduate tuition (nearly double) for undergrad courses. Advising is usually disorganized and is known for making mistakes, sometimes leaving out courses which students need to take (and finding out late a class had to be taken). Study abroad options are good and interesting. Sometimes classes are so large, multiple teacher assistants are needed, resulting in poor and biased assessment of student work. A handful of professors are very involved and extremely inspiring. Current chair of architecture works little with students, not very understanding, and offers meager support for student organizations. Overall, FIU is to be avoided.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2017

The school has a great program. Good student and faculty assistance and accessibility and very good quality of education.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2015

The three years that I've spent there, I have nothing to complain. From my perspective, it's the best architecture program out there. FIU SOA for life!!!!
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2019

It is competitive, exciting, thrilling... A lot of work, but it's what we came here for. It prepares you well. For the students who find themselves struggling to have a social life, it's because of procrastination and lack of balance with the school work and personal life. It's an amazing program.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Fitness Trainer
Graduation Year: 2017

This school has a great atmosphere and will help me be very successful in my profession.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Interior Design
Graduation Year: 2015

Really a lot of work but a great program. Good faculty. Other students from all over. Lots of exposure to design industry and events.
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