Rankings & Facts


FIU continues climbing in the U.S. News and World Report rankings, coming in at No. 64 in the nation among public universities.

Located in Miami, Florida, its Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work offers degrees and programs in Public Health, Social Work, Dietetics & Nutrition, and Disaster Preparedness.

Stempel College Rankings

  • #42Public school of public health (US News & World Report)
  • #49Public school of social work (US News & World Report)
  • #4Dietetics and Nutrition program in Florida (College Factual)
  • #4Best master's degree program in Emergency Management (Best Accredited Colleges)
  • #7Best Online MPH (TheBestSchools.org)

FIU Rankings

  • No. 4 Public University according to The Wall Street Journal’s America’s Best Colleges rankings
  • Top 10in undergraduate teaching among public universities (US News & World Report)
  • Top 15in innovation among public universities (US News & World Report)


According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, our college ranks 15th among public health schools in the country with NIH funding​

$21.3 million award actions in FY 21-22.

Our students by the numbers


  • 86%

    bachelor’s degrees are awarded to minorities

  • 76%

    of bachelor's or master's graduates were employed or continuing their education within one year of graduation

  • 95%

    of Ph.D. graduates were employed within one year of graduation

Our alumni

Stempel College graduates span the globe, contributing their skills and knowledge to help serve the greater good.

  • College alumni9,600 alumni across:
  • 49

    U.S. States

  • 30


  • 6

    U.S. territories