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University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida

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University of Miami overview
Location Coral Gables, Florida
Online miami.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University of Miami overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The University of Miami, situated in Coral Gables, Florida, is a private research institution established in 1925. With a sprawling campus characterized by a blend of contemporary and Mediterranean Revival architecture, the university sits in close proximity to downtown Miami, offering students a vibrant urban experience alongside its suburban campus atmosphere. The University of Miami is known for its strong emphasis on research and a variety of academic offerings, including notable programs in marine science, engineering, business, and law. While the university has a selective admissions process, it offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. On-campus housing is plentiful, with a majority of undergraduates living in one of the five residential colleges or apartment-style housing complexes. The University of Miami Hurricanes compete at the NCAA Division I level, and the school's athletic program is particularly renowned for its football and baseball teams.

In the most recent statistical year 49,169 prospective students applied, and 9,312 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,371 enrolled in the school.  18,141 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,261 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $55,440 plus fees of $1,754. Miami is ranked 60 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Miami is rated within the top 14% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

University of Miami overview
SAT 1310/1480
ACT 30/33
GPA 3.7

Applications Accepted

University of Miami overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of Miami
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,070
Other Fees$1,754
Room and Board $16,910
Budget for Other Expenses$3,846
Total One Year Cost$79,020

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$70,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

78% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Miami students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Social Sciences 13%
Biology 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Psychology 9%

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

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