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  • 4 Year
  • CORAL GABLES, FL

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
From University of Miami

At the University of Miami, we transform lives through teaching, research, and service. Our students are agents of change who are passionate about learning, eager to contribute to their community, and free to color outside the lines. Ranked No. 47 in the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings, the University of Miami is home to 10,000+ degree-seeking undergraduate students across 9 undergraduate schools and colleges.

Whether you’ve known since Career Day in kindergarten or are still unsure what you'd like to study, UM’s wide range of majors makes it possible to explore the topics that interest you most. Students choose from 180 majors and programs to design an education that speaks to their interests, strengths, and goals. In keeping with the University’s commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry, undergraduates complete their general education requirements through the Cognates Program.

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University of Miami Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 1
Acceptance Rate
27%
SAT Range
1270-1440
ACT Range
29-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$33,102 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$33,931 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 159 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 193 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 193 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,701 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
606
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 120 responses
  • All of the above: Wealthy, Accepting, and Diverse
    30%
  • Either Wealthy, or a Scholarship Student
    25%
  • Diverse
    19%
  • Mostly wealthy, some accepting some not.
    8%
  • Wealthy
    7%
  • Superficial
    5%
  • Accepting
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 221 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 271 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 123 responses
  • Tropical paradise.
    32%
  • Expensive
    20%
  • Feels like home
    15%
  • Perfect Balance of Work and Play
    14%
  • Superficial
    7%
  • Glamorous
    4%
  • Heaven
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$60,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 99 responses

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