As Miami's first and only four-year public research university, FIU is Worlds Ahead in its service to the community.
With a student body of more than 44,000, FIU is one of the 25 largest universities in the nation. More than 100,000 FIU alumni live and work in South Florida.
FIU's colleges and schools offer nearly 200 Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, and law. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU has been locally and globally engaged in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time for more than four decades.
FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. The opening of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in August 2009 has enhanced the university's ability to create lasting change through its research initiatives. Overall, sponsored research funding for the university (grants and contracts) from external sources for the year 2008-2009 totaled approximately $101 million.
Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) is a private Institution of Higher Education founded in 1982. It is a relatively young and very dynamic institution which has placed special emphasis on the development of quality and socially relevant academic programs, together with a faculty of excellent academic background and professional experience, the latest technology, specialized workshop centers for each major field of study, and a suitable infrastructure and services to promote the academic and personal development of its faculty and students.
Since its foundation, UNIBE has fostered the development of the Dominican Republic via a relentless dedication to enhancing performance in scientific endeavors and forming and mentoring leaders that will promote modernization and equity.
To these purposes, UNIBE has undertaken the commitment to shape professionals capable of contributing to the transformation of Dominican society into a humane conglomerate that strives to become increasingly fair and equitable.