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FIU requires all incoming students, whether first year or transfer students, to submit all official academic transcripts from every high school or college/university attended prior to submitting their application. Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete. Your transcript(s) should be sent directly from all secondary schools, colleges, and universities you have attended.

Transcripts received by FIU become the property of FIU and will not be returned to the applicant or forwarded to any other institution. Please do not send us your original transcript/diploma if no other copy exists.

For international credentials a certified copy issued by the previous institution’s registration office may be submitted. Please note that the translation is separate from the official transcript requirement (both are necessary).

GED Students

Applicants who earned a GED must present official GED results and official transcripts or any partial high school completion.

Foreign-educated Students

Applicants with foreign educational credentials in a language other than English must provide a translation from a recognized translation agency or official translator. The Graduate Admissions Office, as part of the admissions process, evaluates foreign credentials internally at no additional cost to the applicant.

Here are some suggested agencies, however, you may choose outside this list:

Translation Services

Josef Silny & Associates
Phone: 305-273-1616
Fax: 305-273-1338

Hector Pina
Phone: 305-264-7375

Phone: 713-266-8805
Fax: 713-789-6022

Nestor Dominguez
Phone: 305-279-8833

Precision Translating Services
715 SW 73rd Avenue Miami, FL 33144
Phone: 305-373-7874
Toll Free: 1-888-304-7874
Fax: 305-381-7874

Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087
Phone: 212-966-6311
Fax: 212-739-6100

Ways to Submit Transcripts to FIU


  • Faster (All Florida public institutions)
  • Naviance (Typically used by private high schools)
  • SMART/Joint Service Transcript (military records)
  • Parchment 
  • Credentials eScrip-Safe

Hardcopy - Snail Mail

Transcript sent directly from your high school and/or college in a sealed envelope to:

Florida International University 
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 659003 
Miami, FL 33265-9003

Transcripts sent directly from your previous college/university in a sealed envelope (for master's, doctoral and specialist applicants) should be sent to:

Florida International University 
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 659004
Miami, FL 33265-9004