From FIU News:
In the latest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, FIU retained its highest classification as a R1University.
“FIU has retained its status as a top research university because of the dedication and commitment of our hard-working faculty and researchers,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “Over the past several years, they have continued to move the needle and taken our efforts to the next level. They are committed to leveraging our talents to constantly innovate and move our community and world forward.”
Among the Public Universities classified R1, FIU ranks among the top 10 in total degrees conferred, #74 in total research doctorates conferred, #41 in Social Science doctorate degrees conferred, #71in total research, #71 in the number of tenure and tenure track faculty, and #59 in postdocs and research staff with doctorates.