[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,398

Net Price

64%

Admitted

39%

Enrolled

67%

Graduation Rate

24/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Florida International University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 56,664. In 2021, there were 1,860 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #6 in Florida and ranks #171 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Post Master Certificate, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

1,860

Total Enrollment

56,664

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Florida International University

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#6

Florida Rank

Combining ranking factors for 47 schools that offer psychology degrees in Florida, Florida International University ranks #6.

#171

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Florida International University ranks #171.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Florida International University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology and Medical Social Work. At the post master certificate level Counseling and Applied Psychology and School Psychology are offered. At the doctorate level General Psychology and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPMCPhD
Counseling and Applied Psychology10
General Psychology1,6265721
Medical Social Work57
School Psychology10
Social Work745
Total Graduates1,7001142026
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs
  • Public Health (PHBG) – Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 16,406 students applied to the Florida International University. The university admitted 64% and 39% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Florida International University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 90%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Florida International University is 67%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 27%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare FIU to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Florida International University to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

FIU

16,406

Applicants

64%

Percent Admitted

39%

Percent Enrolled

90%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

67%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 1,732 or 61% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 1,109 or 39% part-time faculty members employed at Florida International University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 1,424 or 50%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

FIU

24 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

61%

Percent Full-Time

39%

Percent Part-Time

50%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Florida International University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,721, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,350.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $8,912 and the average cost for graduate fees is $2,194.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Florida International University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Florida International University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,076
On-Campus Living Expenses$5,006
Total Living Expenses$16,082
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,721
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,350
Total Undergraduate Expenses$22,153
In-State, Graduate Tuition$8,912
In-State, Graduate Fees$2,194
Total Graduate Expenses$11,106
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Florida International University is $9,398. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Florida International University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$3,196$2,688
$30,001 – $48,000$4,882$4,163
$48,001 – $75,000$7,292$8,283
$75,001 – $110,000$12,817$11,901
$110,001 and more$14,410$12,755
US Department of Education

Compare Florida International University to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

FIU

$22,153

Cost to Attend

$7,106

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,398

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 2,629 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 33,452 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $7,106.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid33,452$7,106
Pell Grants22,938$4,751
Federal Student Loans18,369$4,229
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Florida International University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

FIU

33,452

Grant or Scholarship Aid

45%

Grants or Scholarships

22,938

Number of Pell Grants

31%

Pell Grants

18,369

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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