With a history of excellence, FIU is Miami's largest university, with 50,000 students, 1,100 full-time faculty and nearly 200,000 alumni. FIU is Worlds Ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. Our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.
FIU Online has been at the forefront of offering the best in online learning since 1998. In 2009, FIU Online enhanced its focus to offer both online courses as a complement to on-site students as well as fully online programs. FIU now has 27 fully online programs and dozens of programs that can be completed almost entirely online.
FIU Online offers the same high-quality education you would find by physically attending classes on any of FIU's campuses. Nearly half of FIU students – over 25,000 – took online classes in the 2012 academic year, and more than 300 faculty taught online classes. FIU Online uses the latest in innovative technology to offer courses that are highly interactive, engaging and academically rigorous. Our exceptional online learning experience was ranked #3 in Student Services and Technology – Top Online Bachelor's Programs in U.S. News & World Reports for 2012.
You can connect with confidence, with the knowledge that FIU has earned accreditations from regionally and nationally recognized accrediting organizations.FIU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The University was reaffirmed in 2010.FlU's Chapman Graduate School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standardization of accreditation for any business school in the world.FIU is a doctoral/research university with the highest ranking of "extensive." As the newest of the state universities to achieve this status (and one of only four to do so), FIU now stands in the ranks of the nation's elite research universities.Integral to our SACS reaccreditation process is our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), a carefully designed strategy to improve the quality of higher education and enhance student learning. FIU has developed Global Learning for Global Citizenship as the university's QEP. Through three main components the curriculum, co-curriculum and faculty development Global Learning for Global Citizenship will have a transformational impact on our students, our institution and our local and global communities.