With a student population of about 54,000, Florida International University is one of the top ten largest universities in the United States. As a public research university, FIU is known for its innovation and research opportunities. Located in Miami, Florida, and only a short drive to the beach, FIU operates the only underwater ocean laboratory in the world.
The criminal justice program falls under the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). SIPA requires students to study a foreign language while seeking their undergraduate degree. Notable faculty from the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice within SIPA include Rosa Chang, whose research focuses on immigration policies impacting the criminal justice system and the criminalization of immigrants.
At FIU, online undergraduate students may pair with success coaches to help manage their time and stay on track to graduate.
Applying to FIU
FIU offers spring, summer, and fall terms. For first-year students, FIU requires applicants to submit an online application with a $30 application fee, plus SAT/ACT scores and official high school transcripts. Transfer applicants must submit an application with a $30 fee, plus all college transcripts.
Program at a Glance
- School Type: Public
- Accreditation: SACSCOC
- Tuition: $229/credit (in state); $346/credit (out of state)
- Required Credits: 120 credits
- Program Length: 4 years
- Delivery Format: 100% online