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International Students Seeking Graduate Degrees

Apply for a graduate degree program? Just follow our graduate requirements for international students to be certain we have everything we need to process your application:

Submit your application at:

Also required are the following:

Note: For application to FIU graduate programs, an Associate of Science is typically not acceptable because the curriculum may not include English composition courses.

International Degrees

India: Typically a 3-year bachelor + 2-year master will suffice to be considered for admission into a master program at FIU. A diploma or certificate alone may not suffice to be considered for admission.

English Language Proficiency

The TOEFL or IELTS is required of all applicants who graduated fron non-English countries. These tests are given worldwide. There is a fee for the examination. A minimum score is required for all graduate programs and are as follows:

The following exceptions apply:
1. Applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from English-speaking countries.
You can find a complete list of TOEFL-exempt countries here http://gradschool.fiu.edu/toefl-exempt-countries/

*International students planning to start a master program at FIU Online do not require an F1 visa.

Translation Services

Applicants with foreign educational credentials in a language other than English must provide a translation from a recognized translation agency or official translator. The Graduate Admissions Office, as part of the admissions process, evaluates foreign credentials internally at no cost to the applicant. Some suggested agencies are listed below, however you may choose outside this list:

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
Phone: (414) 289-3400

Precision Translating Services
715 SW 73rd Avenue Miami, FL 33144
Phone: 305-373-7874
Toll Free: 1-888-304-7874
Fax: 305-381-7874
Email: info@pretran.com

Josef Silny & Associates
Phone: 305-273-1616
Fax: 305-273-1338
Email: info@jsilny.com

Hector Pina
Phone: 305-264-7375

World Education Services
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
Phone: 212-966-6311
Fax: 212-739-6100