FIU Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into FIU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 10,806 out of 21,442 applicants or 50% were admitted making FIU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Florida International University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 12,765 8,677 21,442
Accepted 6,373 4,433 10,806
Acceptance Rate 50% 51% 50%
Enrolled 2,349 1,853 4,202
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 42% 39%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida International University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that FIU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida International University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 995. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1165 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1080 1250
SAT Reading 550 640
SAT Math 520 600
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 25
ACT Math 21 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >63%
24 to 26 Avg + 50%-63%
22 to 24 Avg - 37%-50%
20 to 22 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 20 Low <26%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >63%
1165 to 1250 Avg + 50%-63%
1080 to 1165 Avg - 37%-50%
995 to 1080 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 995 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Florida International University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida International University was 3.84 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as FIU accepts 50% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 61% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 11% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida International University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133951 IPEDS survey data for Florida International University.

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