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International MBA


Congratulations and welcome to the Panther family! Follow the checklist to confirm your acceptance to FIU. We can't wait to have you here.

1. Admission Deposit

In order to reserve your space, you will need to submit a $200 (non-refundable) tuition deposit within 2 weeks of your admission letter. This amount will be later applied towards your first semester tuition.

2. Sign important program documents

Student Enrollment Terms and Conditions and the Photography Consent Form must be signed prior to orientation.

3. Apply for Financial Aid (U.S. students only)

  • Complete the FAFSA online at FIU’s federal school code for the FAFSA is 009635.
  • Please complete the application for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • Create your Financial Student Aid (FSA) ID at

Reuse your FSA ID every year.


Students who have been admitted and completed their FAFSA application will be offered Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. Graduate students may borrow up to a maximum of $20,500 per academic year through the Federal Direct Loan program. The actual amount a student is eligible to borrow cannot exceed the program cost of attendance, minus any other assistance received.

For additional information regarding Financial Aid, please visit

4. Finalize Your Admissions File

Your acceptance to FIU is based on the academic information that was available when the Admissions Office reviewed your application. You may have been admitted with courses in progress or unofficial test scores. Therefore, it is important that you submit official documents prior to the end of your first semester.

Residency documents: If you are seeking in-state tuition you must submit your proof of residency. Learn how to establish residency here.

5. Submit Your Immunizations Record

As a prerequisite to registration, FIU requires all students comply with the following immunization policy regulations from the Florida Board of Governors regarding immunity of Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, and Meningitis.

Download all immunization forms at this link. All forms must be signed and stamped by a physician (M.D. or D.O.), a nurse practitioner or a registered nurse and can be mailed, faxed or physically submitted to Student Health Services at your scheduled orientation date.

When emailing your form, please send it to and CC (MIB Program Coordinator).

6. Purchase medical insurance (international students only)

The medical insurance requirement can be met in one of two ways: By purchasing the FIU Sponsored Health Insurance Plan.

By submitting an International Student Alternative Health Insurance Compliance Form completed by your current insurance company and approved by FIU-SHS.

Please email receipt of insurance to and CC . This will help get the insurance hold removed from your account.

7. Sign up for graduate off-campus housing

For housing options close to our MMC campus, please visit

8. Start the MIB Prep Workshop

Upon enrollment in the MIB Program, our students participate in a mandatory preparatory workshop. If you do not have an academic background in business, the material in this workshop will teach you the basics in business functions and economics to better equip you with the knowledge to succeed in the program. For students who have a background in business, it will serve as a refresher. This workshop will also help you become familiar with the online learning tool, Canvas, which you will have to use for most of your courses. Some of the material for this workshop is free and some is available for purchase at a nominal cost.

You will receive an email from the MIB team once you are enrolled with more instructions and deadlines.

International MBA

Course Registration

Your program manager will handle all course registrations. Please confirm that you have no holds that may prevent registration. To check your holds, please visit

If you are logging into FIU's system for the first time your password will be in the date of birth format DDMonYYYY. Example, if you were born April 20, 1998 your default password will be 20Apr1998.


Students in the MIB Program will be registered for courses by the departmental staff prior to the beginning of each term. This is a lockstep/cohort program, which means that your courses will be offered on a fixed schedule, and you will be taking these courses with the same group of students throughout the entire program. The program will register you for classes and will send you an email when it is time to submit your tuition payment.

International MBA

How to Pay for Classes

Prior to the payment deadline, students should visit and follow the steps provided. Semester tuition payments are due by the first day of class. A payment schedule will be shared with students closer to the start of the program.

If you have financial aid:

  • Click the "Financial Aid" tile. Under the "Awards" tab, find the "Accept/Decline" tab to accept awards

If you do not have financial aid:

  • Click the “Financial Account” tile. Under the "Make a Payment" tab, pay online with a credit card or electronic check/electronic transfer.
  • Pay in person by cash or check at the Student Financials Office in the Student Academic Success Center (SASC), room 101 (MMC) or AC1 140 (BBC). Self-service payment kiosks are also located in SASC.

Wire transfer payments:

  • FIU has partnered with Flywire to offer a streamlined and cost-effective payment method to send international payments; therefore, we ask international students to send all bank transfer payments through Flywire.

Payment Plan:

  • Students have the ability to sign up for a payment plan, which is coordinated by the Student Financials office and not the MIB program. Payment installment dates are set up by the university and cannot be changed. Please note there is a $15 payment plan fee that is added to the first installment and the health fee must be paid in full as it does not get split into the installments.

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