As Miami's first and only public research university, Florida International University (known as FIU) was founded in 1972. Now, FIU has become one of the 25 largest universities in the USA, based on the total enrollment of 56,000, offering more than 200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the colleges and schools. Ninety-five percent of FIU's faculties hold doctorates or the highest degree attainable in their field. FIU has been recognized as one of the top 100 public national universities by U.S. News & World Report. As to its academic environment, the Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility is the first centralized facility of its kind in Florida. FIU is also recognized as a Carnegie engaged university.
Designated as a top-tier research institution, FIU emphasizes hospitality and management, business and engineering programs. The college of Engineering and Computing at FIU is well known for its research ability in computer engineering, environmental engineering and material engineering programs. The college was recognized as one of the top 100 engineering schools in the U.S. The CEC resides at the Engineering Center (EC) and over 120 faculties hold doctor degree. Research facilities within the CEC have benefitted from the nearly $80 million annual external funding that the university receives from various government and industry sources. The starting average of CEC graduates is 80,000$.
In the current ranking, the college of business at FIU is among the top 16 graduate schools in the United States. U.S.News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges” ranked the school's undergraduate international business programs among the 20 best in the nation, three times in the top 8. The school emphasizes the international business, information management, finance and real estate management programs. The median salary of graduates is $70000.
From the partnership with HuiKedu Group, FIU enables the students from the partner Chinese universities to have the preferential policies. Students from the listed Chinese universities, with GPA 3.0 and above, are able to have the following new policies.
1. Maximum tuition deduction：170,000RMB
2. Priority admission-TOEFL/GRE/GMAT waiver
To have the preferential policies, students will have to provide studying proof or bachelor's degree. Online or office interviews & joint courses may be required. Qualified students are able to apply the master program of FIU with the preferential policies.
-TOEFL 80/IELTS 6.5 (TOEFL/IELTS waiver is available for ELI applicants)
Tuition waiver : Up to RMB 170，000
Priority admission (TOEFL, GRE, GMAT waiver)
Less time consuming: one-year master program
High recognition: top 500 world university
Accredited by Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China
OPT extension: 36 months (Engineering major); 12 months (Business major)
Median salary 70,000-15,0000$
Other preferential policies in China: tax-free vehicle, house property and residence priority.
1. Program fee: 20,000RMB-50,000RMB（Excellent students are exempt from service charge）