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?
- 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.
University of Miami Rankings
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at U Miami.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards U Miami has earned from around the web.
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|#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|
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Where Is University of Miami?
Contact details for U Miami are given below.
|Address:||University Of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146|
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
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into U Miami?
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.
Can I Afford University of Miami?
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
There are also 6,475 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,737 full-time undergraduates at U Miami, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Miami students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,016|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,432|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at U Miami has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Arts & Media Management||#16||#16|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||#22||#22|
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.
*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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