Graduate Deadlines and Requirements

Application Process

Domestic Student Application Process:

  1. Online Application
    • $30 Application Fee
  2. Official College/University Transcripts
  3. GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Not required if your College GPA is at least 3.0 in 60 credits of upper-division coursework

Student with Foreign Credential Application Process:

  1. Online Application
    • $30 Application Fee
  2. Official College/University Transcripts
  3. GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Not required if your College GPA is at least 3.0 in 60 credits of upper-division coursework
  4. Official English Proficiency Scores
    • Please see below for further information on English Proficiency requirements
  5. Translations of Foreign Transcripts
  6. Proof of Degree

Applications Deadlines

Entry TermDomestic ApplicantsInternational Applications
Fall (starts in August)August 1stJune 1st
Sprint (starts in January)December 1stOctober 1st
Summer (starts in May)April 1stFebruary 1st

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants from non-English speaking countries, including internationally educated American students, must demonstrate proficiency in English. FIU only accepts test scores sent directly from the testing agency as official.

 

Exam Score Requirements:

  • Duolingo: 105
  • TOEFL iBT: 80
  • TOEFL PBT: 550
  • IELTS: 6.5

Additional English Proficiency Options:

  • FIU’s English Language Institute Level SixSuccessful completion with passing grades for all content areas
  • Applicants from institutions with regional accreditation or other English-speaking countries who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree.

English Proficiency Exempt Countries:

Antigua and BarbudaFijiMauritiusSouth Africa
AustraliaGambiaMicronesia, Federated StatesSt Vincent and the Grenadines
BahamasGhanaMontserratSwaziland
BarbadosGrenadaNamibiaTanzania
BelizeGuamNew ZealandTrinidad and Tobago
BermudaGuyanaNigeriaTurks and Caicos
BotswanaIrelandPapua New GuineaUganda
Brunei DarussalamJamaicaPhilippinesUnited Kingdom
Canada (except Quebec)KenyaSaint HelenaUnited States
Cayman IslandsKiribatiSaint Kitts and NevisVanuatu
Christmas IslandLiberiaSaint LuciaVirgin Islands (British)
DominicaMalawiSeychellesVirgin Islands (U.S.)
EritreaMaltaSierra LeoneZambia
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)Marshall IslandsSingaporeZimbabwe