Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

University of Miami

Find Schools Near

University of Miami Overview

University of Miami is a private not-for-profit institution located in Coral Gables, Florida. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is University of Miami Known For?

3,129 Undergraduate Awards
$49,219 Avg Cost After Aid
36% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at U Miami is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at U Miami.
  • In 2017-2018, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from U Miami with a bachelor's degree make about $60,100 a year. That's 47% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from U Miami to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Best Schools

University of Miami Rankings

Out of the 126 colleges in Florida, U Miami is ranked at #17.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

U Miami has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#50 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#177 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#180 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at U Miami.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Management Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Urban & Regional Planning Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Architecture & Related Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Communication & Media Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards U Miami has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#11 Best Colleges for English Language & Literature College Factual
#20 Best Colleges for General English Literature College Factual
#26 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#36 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#39 Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism College Factual
#46 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual

Where Is University of Miami?

Location of University of Miami

Contact details for U Miami are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-2211
Website: www.miami.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofMiami
Twitter: https://twitter.com/univmiami

How Do I Get Into U Miami?

You can apply to U Miami online at: miami.edu/admission/index.php/undergraduate_admission/apply/

Admission Requirements for U Miami

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into U Miami?

36% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to U Miami. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 36%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 37%, and the acceptance rate for women is 35%.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to U Miami submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 700. Math scores were between 610 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Miami  ( 620 to 700 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 610 to 720 )
200
800
U Miami received ACT scores from 54% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 28 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 32. Composite scores were between 28 and 32.

ACT English Scores for University of Miami  ( 28 to 34 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 26 to 32 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Miami  ( 28 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Miami?

$49,219 Net Price
29% Take Out Loans
1.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of U Miami is $49,219. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At U Miami, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $7,127 a year. That adds up to $28,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U Miami is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Miami Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,701 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,307 undergraduate students at U Miami, with 10,701 being full-time and 606 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  U Miami

There are also 6,504 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,701 full-time undergraduates at U Miami, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  U Miami

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Miami students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of U Miami Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 500
Black or African American 932
Hispanic or Latino 2,266
White 4,606
International Students 1,613
Other Races/Ethnicities 784

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at University of Miami. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 125 countries are represented at U Miami. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kuwait, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at University of Miami

607 Took All Classes Online
3,813 Took At Least One Class Online
93.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,813 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at U Miami has changed over the last few years.

undefined

This school is the 36th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of U Miami

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Miami was 93.9%. This is the #359 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at U Miami regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of U Miami majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Arts & Media Management 36%
Business Administration & Management 6%
Communication & Journalism 7%
Health & Physical Education 6%
Health Professions 10%
Legal Professions 1%
Legal Research 16%
Medical Illustration & Informatics 21%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 6%
Public Administration 28%
Public Administration & Social Service 28%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at U Miami ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at U Miami.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Legal Research #2
Arts & Media Management #2
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #4
Finance & Financial Management #5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #6
Health & Physical Education #6
Communication & Journalism #11
Visual & Performing Arts #12
Legal Professions #17
Accounting #23
Business, Management & Marketing #108

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Miami Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 261 23 175 46 505
Business Administration & Management 0 90 26 256 8 380
Law 0 0 0 0 328 328
Finance & Financial Management 0 256 18 30 0 304
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 57 0 126 10 193
Medicine 0 0 0 0 179 179
General Psychology 0 148 0 9 14 171
Public Relations & Advertising 0 148 0 11 0 159
General Biology 0 125 0 26 2 153
Music 3 76 7 48 18 152
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 19 0 126 2 147
Legal Research 0 0 0 146 0 146
Economics 0 135 0 0 0 135
Health & Physical Education 0 40 0 88 0 128
Marketing 0 118 0 0 0 118
Accounting 0 67 14 23 0 104
Political Science & Government 0 100 0 0 0 100
Industrial Engineering 0 64 0 12 2 78
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 50 0 14 12 76
Biomedical Engineering 0 56 0 13 7 76
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 61 0 10 0 71
Applied Mathematics 0 12 0 58 0 70
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 6 0 2 61 69
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 41 0 22 0 63
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 58 0 5 0 63
Business/Managerial Economics 0 62 0 0 0 62
Computer Science 0 60 0 2 0 62
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 52 0 2 5 59
International Relations & National Security 0 33 0 22 4 59
Natural Resource Management 5 6 0 45 1 57
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 45 0 2 9 56
Information Technology 0 46 0 0 0 46
Health Sciences & Services 0 46 0 0 0 46
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 45 0 0 0 45
Mechanical Engineering 0 32 0 9 4 45
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 39 0 1 4 44
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 44 0 0 0 44
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 27 1 15 0 43
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 15 0 27 0 42
Chemistry 0 27 0 0 13 40
Public Administration 0 1 0 38 0 39
General English Literature 0 32 0 4 2 38
Sociology 0 34 0 3 1 38
Communication & Media Studies 0 9 0 23 4 36
Journalism 0 27 0 9 0 36
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 16 0 10 10 36
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 2 0 24 6 32
Electrical Engineering 0 19 0 7 5 31
Criminology 0 30 0 1 0 31
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 28 0 28
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 28 0 28
Fine & Studio Arts 1 24 0 3 0 28
Drama & Theater Arts 0 27 0 0 0 27
Civil Engineering 0 18 0 7 1 26
Architectural Engineering 0 21 0 4 0 25
Romance Languages 0 20 0 1 4 25
International Business 0 15 0 9 0 24
Computer Engineering 0 24 0 0 0 24
Physics 0 16 0 1 7 24
Arts & Media Management 0 4 4 14 0 22
Writing Studies 0 15 0 6 0 21
Taxation 0 0 0 20 0 20
Educational Administration 0 0 3 7 10 20
Statistics 0 20 0 0 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 9 0 10 0 19
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 1 18 0 19
History 0 16 0 0 3 19
Philosophy 0 16 0 1 2 19
Natural Resources Conservation 0 15 0 0 1 16
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 12 3 15
Real Estate 0 15 0 0 0 15
Mathematics 0 8 0 2 5 15
Public Health 0 5 0 8 1 14
Anthropology 0 12 0 2 0 14
General Business/Commerce 0 0 12 0 0 12
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 6 0 4 2 12
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 12 0 12
Genetics 0 0 0 9 2 11
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 11 0 0 0 11
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 11 0 11
Geography & Cartography 0 3 6 1 0 10
Ethnic Studies 0 9 0 0 0 9
Human Development & Family Studies 0 9 0 0 0 9
Allied Health Professions 0 9 0 0 0 9
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 7 0 7
Construction Management 0 0 0 7 0 7
Environmental Engineering 0 7 0 0 0 7
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 1 0 5 1 7
Medical Science 0 0 0 6 0 6
Religious Studies 0 6 0 0 0 6
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 6 0 6
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 5 0 5
Design & Applied Arts 0 5 0 0 0 5
Human Resource Management 0 4 0 0 0 4
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 3 3
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 3 0 3
Classical & Ancient Studies 0 3 0 0 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 0 2 0 0 0 2
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 1 1 2
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 2 0 0 2
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 2 0 0 0 2
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 1 1
General Education 0 0 0 1 0 1
Special Education 0 0 0 1 0 1
Ocean Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 1
Area Studies 0 1 0 0 0 1
Classical Languages & Literature 0 1 0 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 1 0 0 0 1
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 0 0 0 1 1
Historic Preservation 1 0 0 0 0 1
Other Physical Science 0 1 0 0 0 1
Urban Studies 1 0 0 0 0 1
Architectural History 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Architecture 0 0 0 0 0 0
Architecture (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 11 3,118 117 1,705 805 5,756

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.