Florida International University
The State of Florida sets the following minimum standardized test minimums as the threshold for not requiring remediation:
* SAT-Critical Reading ≥460 or ACT – Reading ≥19;
* SAT-Mathematics ≥460 or Act-Mathematics≥19; and
* SAT-Writing ≥440 or ACT-Combined English/Writing ≥18.
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: 5 years old.
LSP Application deadline: LSP applications should be sent a month in advance is recognition of the following university deadlines:
• Rolling admissions beginning July 1st for all students with a 3.5 FIU weighted GPA and a 1680 SAT or 25 ACT
• All other appications will be considered for admissions beginning November 1st.
Where to find application: http://admissions.fiu.edu/how/apply.php
Freshmen class report date: Please see the following link for information: http://orientation.fiu.edu/
Yellow Ribbon participant: No.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? Florida residents only.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? No.
Processing fees: $30 application fee.
All majors open to Marines? It may depend upon whether or not the Marine meets common prerequisites for the degree program and/or, if applicable, other requirements for special limited access programs. The links to the current common prerequisite manual and the Board of Governors regulation concerning limited access are found below:
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: An Associate of Arts degree from a Florida College System institution will be accepted in accordance with the Statewide Articulation Agreement.
Transfer students should see the Board of Governors regulations below:
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: State universities award credit based on the Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies found at the following Web address: http://www.fldoe.org/articulation/pdf/ACC-CBE.pdf
Additional information: First-Time-In-College Student (Less than 12 semester hours of college credit after high school graduation)
* Completion of a standard high school diploma or equivalent with successful completion of coursework including at least 18 credits of college preparatory courses comparable to courses designated as core for admission purposes in the Counseling for Future Education Handbook found at the State University System section. The courses are found in the section designating high school courses that satisfy course distribution requirements for SUS admissions section on page 145 in the document located at the following Web site:
Course requirements include 4 credits of English/Language Arts with composition, 4 credits of mathematics (Algebra I and higher), 3 credits of social science, 3 credits of natural science (at least 2 with laboratory work), 2 credits of foreign language in the same language (or demonstrated competency at the second level), and two electives. One credit equals one year of high school work.
Limited exceptions may be made for applicants not taking two years of high school or college credit in foreign language.
* 2.5 high school grade point average or higher as calculated by the universities;