public research university is one of America's most dynamic institutions
of higher learning. Since opening in 1972, FIU has achieved many
benchmarks of excellence that have taken other universities more
than a century to reach. The University has a nationally renowned
faculty known for their outstanding teaching and cutting-edge
research; students from throughout the U.S. and more than 130
foreign countries; and its alumni have risen to prominence in
every field and are a testament to the University's academic excellence.
The University offers more than 190 baccalaureate, master's and
doctoral degree programs in 19 colleges and schools.