FIU’s increased capacity will provide a world-class college education to a greater number of young men and women in our community.
An initial economic impact of $1.8 billion and an additional annual recurring economic impact of $541 million to our community, above the 8.9 billion FIU already provides.
Job creation to support FIU’s expanding student population.
No cost to Miami-Dade County or students: FIU will finance the expansion without affecting tuition.


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FIU is interested in the 64 acres that Miami-Dade County adjacent to Tamiami Park on the corner of Coral Way and 107th Ave. Our proposed expansion will enhance our ability to create new jobs for the South Florida economy and produce greater student talent in engineering, the sciences, and entrepreneurshhip – areas that are state priorities and keys to economic development. Miami-Dade voters would decide if FIU is allowed to expand in the Nov. 4th general election. Get involved.