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  • 2019 Cohort Default Rate: 2%
  • Percentage of Student Borrowers: 44.26%
  • Average Undergraduate Borrowing at Graduation: $18,507


  • 2019 Cohort Default Rate: 2.3%
  • *Percentage of Student Borrowers: 62%
  • *Average Undergraduate Borrowing at Graduation: $28,950


Last updated: October 4, 2022

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Financial Aid: Book AdvanceLast Updated: Jan 19, 2023

If the total amount of your financial aid award for a semester (excluding FWS & Alternative/Private Loans) exceeds the cost of tuition and fees, you may be eligible for a Book Advance to purchase books and supplies at the beginning of the semester.

Financial Aid: Loan Disbursement RequirementsLast Updated: Aug 1, 2019

Federal loans are available to students and/or their parents at low interest rates with the option to defer repayment until after graduation or after the student drops below half-time.

Financial Aid: Golden PromiseLast Updated: May 22, 2019

FIU will leverage a combination of federal, state and FIU grants or scholarships to guarantee 100% tuition and fees to Florida residents with a 0 EFC.