Rankings & Facts


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

Stempel College Rankings

  • #35Public school of public health (US News & World Report)
  • #69Public school of social work (US News & World Report)
  • #12Best Dietetics Major among public universities (US News & World Report)
  • #9Best program in Emergency Management (US News & World Report)

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 12th 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