Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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Florida International University

Shorelight Partner Universities

Florida International University is one of the largest public research universities in the US. The FIU Global First Year program prepares you for academic, social, and professional success.

  • 16 Top 100-Ranked Programs U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #1 Model United Nations, 2019


Undergraduate Degrees

Florida International University offers 110+ undergraduate programs. International business, hospitality, engineering, and criminal justice are among FIU’s top fields of study.

  • STEM Field & Computer Science
  • Business, Finance & Economics
  • Social Sciences & Humanities

Life in Miami, Florida

Miami is an international hub known for its community spirit, lively hospitality, beaches, food scene, and Latin-American culture.



Important Dates

Fall 2020

Application Deadline

July 20, 2020

Payment Deadline

August 3, 2020

Move-in Date

August 17, 2020

Program Start Date

August 18, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.


Typical cost for two semesters











Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

Florida International University


  • 16 Top 100-Ranked Programs
  • 58,064 total enrollment
  • 6.3% international students
  • Diverse international city

FIU Global First Year

There are 13 days left to apply.

Deadline July 20, 2020