The College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Louis A. Farnsworth
Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $30
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Application fee (international students) $30

The College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,054
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 554
Overall acceptance rate 52.6% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 422 verbal
613 quantitative

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 477 verbal
761 quantitative
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​fiu.​edu
(305) 348-6950
[email protected]
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​cee
(305) 348-2824
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​ece
(305) 348-2807
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cis.​fiu.​edu
(305) 348-2744
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​ece
(305) 348-2807
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​ise.​fiu.​edu
(305) 348-2256
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​cee
(305) 348-2824
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​mme
(305) 348-1541
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​eng.​fiu.​edu/​mme
(305) 348-1541
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​cm.​fiu.​edu
(305) 348-3172
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 839
Master’s (full-time) 271
Master’s (part-time) 299
Ph.D. (full-time) 215
Ph.D. (part-time) 54

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 290
Total master’s graduates 248
International master’s graduates 42.3%
Minority master’s graduates 46.0%
Female master’s graduates 27.4%
Total Ph.D. graduates 42
International Ph.D. graduates 73.8%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 16.7%
Female Ph.D. graduates 23.8%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 12 5.6%
Civil 16 12.6%
Computer engineering 6 1.4%
Computer science 44 13.6%
Electrical 20 15.5%
Engineering management 4 17.3%
Environmental 7 2.9%
Materials 7 3.6%
Mechanical 16 6.1%
Other 18 21.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 90
Part-time faculty 31
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $21,303,487
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 54

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.2
Overall acceptance rate 52.6% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 662
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.4:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 42
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $21,303,487
Research expenditures per faculty member $239,365
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 839

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 839

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 486
Minority students 27.8%
International students 65.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 353
Minority students 61.8%
International students 20.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Francisco Valines
Financial aid phone (305) 348-7272

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,598 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $21,696 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $399 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $904 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $530 per year
Room and board $16,647
Books and supplies $2,059
Miscellaneous expenses $1,905

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 9
Teaching assistants 103
Research assistants 106
Other appointments 26

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