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Florida International University
Green Library
Spes scientia facultas
Motto in English
Hope, knowledge, opportunity
Type Public
Established 1965
Endowment $92 million
President Modesto A. Maidique
Administrative staff
Students 36,614
Undergraduates 29,695
Postgraduates 8,919
Location , ,
Campus Urban
Athletics NCAA Division I FBS
Nickname Panthers
Mascot Roary the Panther ORAU, Conference USA
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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.

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