Florida International University is a public institution that was founded in 1965. The university has two main campuses: the Modesto A. Maidique Campus in Miami-Dade County and the Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) in North Miami.
Outside of class, there are many student organizations and more than 30 fraternities and sororities to consider joining, as well as annual campus events, such as the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The FIU Golden Panthers sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference.
The Recreation Center at MMC brings students, faculty, staff, and alumni together. It houses cardio equipment, basketball courts, free weights and fitness classes. The Biscayne Bay Campus has a great Aquatic Center. The BBC location right on the bay makes it a perfect place to enjoy the beautiful Florida climate.
Location: Greater Miami, Florida
City Population: 5,502,379
University Population: 50,594
Climate: Tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and short, warm winters
Nearest Airport: Miami International Airport
Why choose FIU?
- FIU is the 4th largest university in the USA
- The campus has been the set for many films, television shows, and music videos
- Home to the International Hurricane Research Center