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University of Miami Admission Chances


Acceptance Rate

37.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of Miami
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into University of Miami? The school has a 38% acceptance rate. Last year, 12,628 out of 33,419 applicants were admitted making University of Miami a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. University of Miami typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1270-1450
Applicants Submitting SAT
41%
SAT Scores for University of Miami
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 640
SAT Math 25th 630
SAT Composite 25th 1270
SAT Scores for University of Miami
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 730
SAT Composite 75th 1450
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Miami?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1270 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Miami admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1450 and Above Good >51%
1360 to 1450 Avg + 38%-51%
1270 to 1360 Avg - 26%-38%
1180 to 1270 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 1180 Low <17%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
28-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
ACT Scores for University of Miami
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 28
ACT Math 25th 27
ACT Composite 25th 28
ACT Scores for University of Miami
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 32
ACT Composite 75th 32
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Miami?

Admission data indicates that University of Miami regularly accepts students with ACT's of 28 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 26 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Miami.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Miami admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >51%
30 to 32 Avg + 38%-51%
28 to 30 Avg - 26%-38%
26 to 28 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 26 Low <17%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
4.2
Typical High School Grades
A

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Miami. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Miami was 4.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of Miami will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Miami students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 79% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 7% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 2% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Miami admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 17,857 15,562 33,419
Accepted 6,793 5,835 12,628
Acceptance Rate 38% 37% 38%
Enrolled 1,072 1,012 2,084
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 17% 17%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Miami and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Miami Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Miami
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=135726 IPEDS survey data for University of Miami.