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University of Miami Overview

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

What Is University of Miami Known For?

3,212 Undergraduate Awards
$51,394 Avg Cost After Aid
33% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at U Miami is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at U Miami is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 83% 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 4.1 years for students from U Miami to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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University of Miami Rankings

We have ranked U Miami as #433 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. U Miami also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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 also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#81 Best Graduate Certificate 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
#6 Best Writing Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Legal Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Liberal Arts & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#138 Best Business, Management & Marketing 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
#29 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Schools College Factual
#37 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools College Factual
#44 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools College Factual
#47 Best English Language & Literature Schools College Factual
#131 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual
#177 Best Nursing Schools Nursing Degree Search

Where Is University of Miami?

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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 considered but not required
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?

33% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
55% Submit SAT Scores
U Miami has a fairly low acceptance rate of 33%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 38%, and the acceptance rate for women is 30%.

Average Test Scores

About 55% 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 630 and 720.

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

SAT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 630 to 720 )
200
800
U Miami received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 29 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 30. Composite scores were between 28 and 32.

ACT English Scores for University of Miami  ( 29 to 34 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 26 to 30 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Miami  ( 28 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Miami?

$51,394 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
2.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of U Miami is $51,394. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At U Miami, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $8,841 a year. That adds up to $35,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U Miami is 2.2%. 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

10,737 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,334 undergraduate students at U Miami, with 10,737 being full-time and 597 being part-time.

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There are also 6,475 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,737 full-time undergraduates at U Miami, 47% are male and 53% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 507
Black or African American 1,016
Hispanic or Latino 2,432
White 4,644
International Students 1,374
Other Races/Ethnicities 764

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

577 Took All Classes Online
5,913 Took At Least One Class Online
2.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 5,913 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.

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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 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of U Miami

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Miami was $47,004 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how U Miami is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Other Visual Art #4 #4
Legal Research #13 #13
Arts & Media Management #16 #16
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #22 #22
Legal Professions #34 #34

Online Growth Rankings of U Miami

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Miami was 2.2%. This is the #1,630 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 19%
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
Finance & Financial Management 16%
Medical Illustration & Informatics 27%

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
Arts & Media Management #20
Medical Illustration & Informatics #69
Finance & Financial Management #148
Visual & Performing Arts #176

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 0 262 16 121 48 447
Finance & Financial Management 0 259 70 32 0 361
Law 0 0 0 0 356 356
Business Administration & Management 0 90 1 217 3 311
Applied Mathematics 0 11 0 197 0 208
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 55 0 120 11 186
General Psychology 0 153 0 13 16 182
Medicine 0 0 0 0 179 179
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 26 0 146 0 172
General Biology 0 124 0 27 3 154
Public Relations & Advertising 0 144 0 8 0 152
Music 8 71 8 35 26 148
Legal Research 0 0 0 141 0 141
Marketing 0 131 0 0 0 131
Economics 0 129 0 0 0 129
Accounting 0 75 20 31 0 126
Political Science & Government 0 123 0 0 0 123
Health & Physical Education 0 48 0 65 0 113
Biomedical Engineering 0 59 1 21 8 89
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 54 0 16 12 82
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 65 0 9 0 74
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 6 0 2 60 68
International Relations & National Security 0 41 0 22 4 67
Natural Resource Management 4 15 0 46 0 65
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 60 0 0 3 63
Industrial Engineering 0 46 0 11 6 63
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 43 0 17 0 60
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 49 0 11 0 60
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 49 0 0 9 58
Health Sciences & Services 0 57 0 0 0 57
International Business 0 13 0 41 0 54
Computer Science 0 45 0 6 2 53
Mechanical Engineering 0 40 0 5 6 51
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 48 0 0 0 48
Business/Managerial Economics 0 44 0 0 3 47
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 32 0 15 0 47
Information Technology 0 45 0 0 0 45
Communication & Media Studies 0 21 0 19 4 44
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 38 0 0 1 39
Fine & Studio Arts 0 37 0 2 0 39
Electrical Engineering 0 21 0 14 3 38
Criminology 0 35 0 3 0 38
General English Literature 0 29 0 5 3 37
Sociology 0 35 0 0 2 37
Journalism 0 29 0 7 0 36
History 0 33 0 0 1 34
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 20 0 6 7 33
Public Administration 0 2 0 31 0 33
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 12 0 19 0 31
Educational Administration 0 0 6 12 10 28
Romance Languages 0 25 0 0 3 28
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 27 0 0 0 27
Public Health 0 1 0 23 3 27
Physics 0 12 0 10 5 27
Arts & Media Management 0 0 2 25 0 27
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 1 25 0 26
Statistics 0 26 0 0 0 26
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 25 0 25
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 14 0 10 0 24
Natural Resources Conservation 0 22 0 1 1 24
Chemistry 0 20 0 0 4 24
Anthropology 0 20 0 4 0 24
Philosophy 0 15 0 4 4 23
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 1 0 11 10 22
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 20 0 20
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 19 0 19
Civil Engineering 0 13 0 2 4 19
Allied Health Professions 0 19 0 0 0 19
Taxation 0 0 0 18 0 18
Writing Studies 0 13 0 5 0 18
Computer Engineering 0 17 0 0 0 17
Special Education 0 0 0 16 0 16
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 16 0 16
Mathematics 0 11 0 3 2 16
Human Development & Family Studies 0 15 0 0 0 15
Drama & Theater Arts 0 15 0 0 0 15
Architectural Engineering 0 12 0 2 0 14
Real Estate 0 12 0 0 0 12
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 8 0 3 1 12
Genetics 0 0 0 8 2 10
Environmental Engineering 0 9 0 0 0 9
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 8 0 0 0 8
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 7 0 7
Ethnic Studies 0 7 0 0 0 7
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 7 0 7
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 3 3 6
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 6 6
Area Studies 0 2 0 4 0 6
Medical Science 0 0 0 6 0 6
Classical & Ancient Studies 0 5 0 0 0 5
Geography & Cartography 0 4 1 0 0 5
Design & Applied Arts 0 5 0 0 0 5
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 0 0 0 4 4
Religious Studies 0 4 0 0 0 4
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 3 0 0 1 4
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 4 0 4
Human Resource Management 0 3 0 0 0 3
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 2 1 3
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 2 1 3
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 3 0 0 3
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 3 0 0 0 3
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 2 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 2 0 0 0 2
Ocean Engineering 0 0 0 2 0 2
Architectural History 1 0 0 0 0 1
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 1 0 1
Construction Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 1
Historic Preservation 1 0 0 0 0 1
Other Physical Science 0 1 0 0 0 1
Homeland Security 0 0 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 14 3,198 130 1,782 843 5,967

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.

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