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Florida International University

Undergraduate Admissions

International Student Requirements

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You must submit the following:

If you are a first-year student you will also need the following:

  • Official high school transcripts (with translation if required)
  • SAT or ACT scores

SAT scores submitted to FIU, visit College Board or call (866) 756-7346 (school code 5206). To have ACT scores submitted, visit ACT.org or call (319) 337-1313 (school code 0776)

If you are a transfer student you will also need the following:

  • NACES course-by-course evaluation of transcripts 
  • If you have less than 60 transferable credits, you must also submit your high school transcripts (with translation if needed) and SAT and/or ACT scores
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Priority Dates and Automatic Admissions Criteria

FIU uses the following criteria to automatically admit students who meet the profile below and complete their application by the published deadline. This criteria is for any term in the 2016-2017 academic year.

First-Year Early Fall Admission Criteria

Early Fall Admission Criteria

GPA

SAT

New SAT*

ACT*

3.2-3.29

1070

1140

23

3.3-3.59

1030

1110

22

3.6 and above

990

1070

21

 

First-Year Fall Admission Criteria

Fall Admission Criteria

GPA

SAT

New SAT*

ACT*

3.5-3.59

1150

1220

25

3.6-3.69

1110

1180

24

3.7-3.79

1070

1140

23

3.8 and above

1030

1110

22

*New SAT: Last Test date for consideration March 11, 2017
*ACT: Last Test date for consideration February 11, 2017


Minimum Subscores
SAT -- 460 M/460 CR
New SAT --500 M/500 EBRW

ACT -- 19 M/19 R

Admissions decisions are made on a space-available basis as applications are completed and all supporting documents are received. In order to be invited to apply for merit scholarships you must be admitted prior to November 1 and meet minimum scholarship criteria. 

 

International First-Year Priority Dates:

Term and Start Date Spring 2017 
January 9, 2017
Early Fall  2017
June 19,2017
Fall 2017
August 21,2017
Spring 2018 
January 2018
International Freshmen December 1, 2016 April 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 November 21, 2017

 
International Transfer Priority Dates:

Term and Start Date Spring 2017 
January 9, 2017
Summer A/C  2017

Summer B  2017
June 19,2017
Fall 2017
August 21,2017
Spring 2018 
January 2018
International Transfer December 1, 2016 March 15, 2017 April 15, 2017 April 15, 2017 November 15, 2017

 


English Language Proficiency
 


The TOEFL or IELTS is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. These tests are given worldwide. There is a fee for the examination. A minimum score is required for all undergraduate programs and are as follows:

IELTS: 6.5

TOEFL (Institution code: 5206):
Paper-based: 550
Internet-based(iBT): 80

The following exceptions apply:

1. Applicants who completed 4 years of high school in the United States or other English-speaking countries or an international high school that is accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting body.
2. Applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution within the United States or other English-speaking countries.
3. Applicants who meet a minimum SAT verbal section score of 500 or ACT English score of 20.