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Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at FIU

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By Gender
MalesB-
FemalesB-
By Major
AccountingB
AnthropologyD
ArchitectureA-
BiologyC+
Business - Management and AdministrationC
Chemical EngineeringC-
ChemistryF
Civil EngineeringB
CommunicationsD
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB
CriminalC+
EconomicsB-
EducationB+
Electrical EngineeringA+
Engineering DepartmentB
EnglishC+
FinanceB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C-
Interior DesignD
JournalismB-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Mechanical EngineeringA
Natural ResourcesA-
NursingB-
OtherB-
PhilosophyB+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA
PhysicsC
Political ScienceB+
PreDent and DentistryF
PreMed and MedicalA-
PsychologyB
Religion/ReligiousA
School of InformationB+
Social WorkC+
SociologyB-
UndecidedB-
Urban PlanningB

Against similar schools

Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

Florida International University
 B-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B

Florida State University
 B
Florida Atlantic University
 B-
University of Central Florida
 B
University of Florida
 B
Harvard University
 B
University of Miami
 B
University of Southern California
 B+
F
A+

Collaboration/Competitive

FIU was awesome. I got my engineering degree from FIU and I am proud to say that. Are UF, FSU, UM any better? i don't think so. calculus is calculus n...Read full comment
FIU was not my first choice school, and frankly I ended up there as a result of sheer stupidity when choosing between Universities. Academically, th...Read full comment
I was going to wait until after i graduate to write this review because i think it would make me sound more legit, since i am actually at the point of...Read full comment
FIU was a great mix of learning and an exciting social life. The School of Computer Science (my major) is vastly under-rated. The professors are ext...Read full comment
Florida International University is a great university. It's a lot of fun and it's become very prestigious very quickly. The College of Law received t...Read full comment
A few comments about FIU: -Undeniably a commuter school, for most of us who live in the south florida area and are the vast majority of students at...Read full comment
Overall I would say that FIU has given me a great value for my degree, enjoyment and future career prospects. A couple of things regarding how people ...Read full comment
Well before I start I just want to mention that I've lived in Miami my entire life. Now, FIU is a commuter school, so it will be active on campus duri...Read full comment
I feel obligated to post a good review here because I spent the four years at FIU and graduated from FIU. I can give a much better perspective of what...Read full comment
Academically, FIU is pretty good. The faculty, facilities and surrounding city are all top-notch, and given the super-low costs of attendance, it's a ...Read full comment
I really like FIU. It's a university that is growing very fast and has improved drastically in the last few years. They continue to build more facilit...Read full comment
FIU supplies everything you would expect from an public institution of higher learning in Miami. It has shallow people with no aspirations that only c...Read full comment
There's a problem with student services. The Bulsar's office and Financial Aid, and other student services are a disaster. The people working there ar...Read full comment
Of all things about the school, the weather is good except during the hurricane season. Few of my department faculty were really nice and helpful, man...Read full comment
FIU was awesome. I got my engineering degree from FIU and I am proud to say that. Are UF, FSU, UM any better? i don't think so. calculus is calculus n...Read full comment
Let me first start of by saying. If you?re choosing to attend F.I.U simply because you?re a small town country kid who wants to experience the city li...Read full comment
FIU supplies everything you would expect from an public institution of higher learning in Miami. It has shallow people with no aspirations that only c...Read full comment
I am a 22 year old student (senior), and my major is accounting. Due to the fact that Miami is an international destination and a magnet for internati...Read full comment
As a kid from a small town in Wisconsin (Eau Claire), I never thought I would enjoy myself in a cosmopolitan city like Miami. Boy, was I wrong. Coming...Read full comment
Wow, where should I start?!?! STAAAAYYYY AWWAAAYYYYY AT ALL COSTS!!!!! Disorganized/ Non English speakers- Yes, FIU is very disorganized! No one i...Read full comment
Despite having "International" in its name, FIU does not value international students at all. If it did, it would not attempt to systematically drain...Read full comment
The University has had a lot of growth. It is getting better since I started. The classes are very competitive and the city is great. Read full comment
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