Visiting Student Program

Join Florida International University's College of Business for a semester in sunny Miami, Florida, a thriving business, tech and financial hub.

Students can choose from any available course in the FIU Business portfolio and will earn academic credits posted to an official FIU transcript. Courses and grades may transfer back to your home institution.

This enriching program features:

  • Cultural and social activities
  • Access to FIU's student resources, including career services and professional development workshops
  • FIU student life activities including homecoming, concerts, athletic games and Summerfest, depending on the semester
  • Official transcript upon completion

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Dates and Fees

Choose your semester abroad at FIU

  • Spring: January to first week of May
  • Fall: late August to second week of December
  • Summer A: May - June
  • Summer B: June - July
  • Summer C: May – July

Dates are subject to change annually and will be communicated in writing.

Program Cost

Undergraduate, per course, approx.Graduate, per course, approx.
Program tuition$1,900$3,000
Housing expensesare paid separately and range from $700 to $1,100 per month; student fees for campus services are $199 per semester
Health insurancecan be purchased with FIU (averages $3,500 per semester) or you can submit your home health insurance to meet FIU requirements

The tuition fees are approximately $8,000 per semester for undergraduate students taking four classes, and approximately $9,000 per semester for graduate students taking three classes. Students are responsible for their own transportation, accommodation, meals and insurance.

Program cost includes:

  • Welcome session
  • Special social and cultural activities
  • Access to FIU student services and activities
  • Dedicated support from the Office of Global Initiatives
Downtown Miami at night

Why Miami and FIU

Miami is one of the most dynamic global business communities in the U.S. - home to more than 1,000 multinational companies - with a powerful business presence from Latin American, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. A global city with global connections, there's truly no better place to experience international business.

People walking towards the FIU College of Business Complex

Admission Requirements

  • Nominated by a partner university
  • Financial statement
  • Students from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. This must be shown through an approved English proficiency exam:
    • TOEFL: 550 paper-based or 80 internet-based ("iBT")
    • IELTS: 6.5 overall band
    • Duolingo: 110
    • Other English proficiency examinations may be considered on a case-by-case basis.