International Year One in General

Overview

The International Year One leads to a wide range of undergraduate degrees at the University.

Key information

This is a 2-semester program that will be tailored to prepare you for your chosen undergraduate degree. This program eases the transition to US undergraduate study by combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional support services, instruction tailored to your academic and language level, and cultural experiences, helping ensure your future success.

  • International students will find a welcoming home at FIU in Miami: This multicultural, affordable city offers fantastic weather, an affordable cost of living, and great job opportunities.
  • Future scientists get an excellent start at FIU, with access to one-of-a-kind facilities like Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea laboratory; cross-disciplinary opportunities between traditional and social sciences; and strong pathways to medical school.
  • Ranked #36 most innovative school and #54 for best undergraduate teaching, FIU gives international students a strong foundation that translates into countless possibilities for successful careers.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
High school diploma; Minimum 3.5 GPA (out of 5.0).
English language entry requirements
2 Semesters: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 68, Duolingo 90

Dates & Fees


August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)
Thu 17 August 2023 - Sat 27 April 2024
$23,300

Example Study Plan

Semester 1
English Composition
3 Credits
English Global Learning II (English Composition Lab)
0 Credits
First Year Experience
0 Credits
Math Course
3 Credits
Microeconomics
3 Credits
Public Speaking
3 Credits
Semester 2
English Composition
3 Credits
English Global Learning III (English Composition Lab)
0 Credits
Macroeconomics
3 Credits
Math Course
3 Credits
Natural Science Course
3 Credits
Natural Science Course Lab
1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Accounting
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Anthropology/Sociology
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Art History
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Asian Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Behavioral Neuroscience-BS
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Biochemistry
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Biology
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Biomedical Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Broadcast (Communication)
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Business Administration
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Business Analytics
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Chemistry
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Civil Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Communication Arts
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Computer Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Computer Science
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Construction Management
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Crime Science
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Criminal Justice
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Cybersecurity
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Dietetics and Nutrition (Didactic Program)
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Digital Communications & Media
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Earth Sciences
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Economics
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Electrical Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Elementary Education: Career Development
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

English
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Environmental Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Finance
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

French
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Geography
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Geosciences
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Health Services Administration
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

History
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Hospitality Administration/Management
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Information Technology
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Interdisciplinary Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

International Business
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

International Relations
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Internet of Things
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Journalism (Communication)
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Liberal Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Management
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Marine Biology
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Marketing
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Mathematics/Statistics
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Philosophy
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Physics
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Political Science
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Portuguese
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Psychology-BA
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Public Administration
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communications
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Real Estate
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Recreation and Sports Management
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Religious Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Social Work
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Sociology
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Spanish
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Sports and Fitness Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Women’s Studies
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA