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Florida International University

Undergraduate Admissions

Costs & Aid

One of Florida International University’s main objectives is to provide you with an affordable, high-quality undergraduate education.

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Our tuition ranks among the lowest in the nation and the lowest among our competitors. In fact, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine consistently ranks FIU among the top “100 Best Values in Public Colleges”—and U.S. News & World Report also recognizes FIU as a “best buy” in higher education, ranking our students among the least indebted college students in the nation.

Financial Aid

Through loans and grants and scholarships, we’ll help make your FIU education even more affordable. Our cost calculator will help you estimate what you can expect to pay for your FIU education. With the recent changes to FAFSA, students will be able to use taxes from up to two years ago and can apply as early as October 1. Early award priority date is December 1. 

Students who qualify under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals do not qualify for federal financial aid, state scholarship programs and University scholarships that are funded through the State budget allocations. DACA students may be eligible for private scholarships depending on the requirements of the individual program. Students are encouraged to use search engines such as,, and 

Additional information is available at Students may also want to speak with their advocate about opportunities available to assist in the financing of their college education.

Current Cost for Academic Year 2016-2017

Undergraduate In-State Out-of-State
Per Credit $205.57 $618.87
30 Credits $6,167.10 $18,566.10
Athletic Fees $20.00 $20.00
Health Fees $187.38 $187.38
Parking Fees $181.40 $181.40
Panther ID (annual) $10.00 $10.00
Total Matriculation for Fall & Spring $6,565.88 $18,964.75