Florida International University

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Florida International University
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Green Library
MottoSpes scientia facultas
Motto in English
Hope, knowledge, opportunity
TypePublic
Established1965
Endowment$92 million
PresidentModesto A. Maidique
Administrative staff
4,800
Students36,614
Undergraduates29,695
Postgraduates8,919
LocationMiami, Florida, United States
CampusUrban
AthleticsNCAA Division I FBS
NicknamePanthers
MascotRoary the Panther
Websitewww.fiu.edu
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Florida International University (FIU) is a public research university in Miami, Florida in the United States. the University is the largest university in South Florida and also the fifth-largest university in Florida, and the thirteenth-largest university in the country. FIU's programs in law, architecture and business are amongst its most well-ranked and most known programs. The mascot of FIU is a panther, named Roary, and students and fans of the university's athletic teams are often called "Panthers".

On March 15, 2018, a pedestrian bridge at the university collapsed and killed six people.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Shapiro, Emily; Doom, Justin (2018-03-16). "Bridge collapse death toll likely to rise as investigators sift through rubble". ABC News. Retrieved 2018-03-16.