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  • Locations: Miami, FL, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.8
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Florida - FL
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

Florida International UniversityFlorida International University

Florida International University is located in Miami, which has become a dynamic center of commerce, culture, and tourism. Greater Miami offers cultural and recreational activities including The New World Symphony, The Miami City Ballet, and professional sports teams in basketball, football, baseball, and hockey. A few miles to the west of the city are the Everglades and to the south the Florida Keys. Terrific swimming, snorkeling, diving, and fishing are just a 35 minute drive from Miami. The city's multi-ethnic population provides the opportunity to become acquainted with many cultures, especially those from Latin America and the Caribbean. The University opened its doors to 5667 students in 1972. Today, the University boasts over 49,000 students. With its international focus, the University offers more than 200 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in 21 colleges and schools, including a fully accredited college of law and a college of Medicine.

Campus Location

FIU has two campuses, the 344-acre Modesto A. Maidique campus in western Miami, including a neighboring 40-acre Engineering center, and the 200-acre Biscayne Bay campus in Northeastern Miami.

Helpful Information

On-campus Housing is based on availability and is not guaranteed, especially room-type or preference. Housing applications will only be accepted by given deadlines. It is strongly recommended that you have vehicle transportation within Miami if living off-campus. The NSE Club at FIU offers students the opportunity to develop leadership and interpersonal skills, while promoting campus involvement. It assists students in understanding their role within the FIU community and cultural difference.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Miami, FL Urban 2,617,176 4,246 6% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
10% 12% 67% 3% 0% 6% 2%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out. UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$3,253 $6,000
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Florida International University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.8 GPA
  • Registration period for Fall-term will commence during April and Spring-term during November.

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Preferred
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 63 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • Not available

Summer Exchange

  • Plan A with full-term enrollment

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan B