• Address: 1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, Florida 33146

  • Phone Number: (305) 284-2211

  • Website: https://welcome.miami.edu/

About

The University of Miami is a private not for profit which was started in 1925 by a group of citizens who felt the need for a higher education institute is needed for the development of their young and growing community. After only a year from the start of the institute, they have experienced a disaster in form of a hurricane in 1926 and it affected the whole south Florida and after that, the management struggled hard to keep their flame running and from that situation, they transformed into one of the most prestigious universities in whole America.

Interesting facts about the university are mentioned below.

  • The toughest celebs Dwayne Johnson and Sylvester Stallone both studied in this university.

  • Enrique Iglesias studied business in this university.

  • It has an on-campus Sports Hall of Fame is home of a Seminole war canoe that was hand carved and painted by tribespeople in 1955.

The university is a research-based institute which lets students spend most of their time in research activities, The main mission of the college is to provide higher education to young people and development of their county and also it is considered as the pride of the Florida region.

  • University's acceptance rate is 38%, which shows that they are very selective when it comes to students and it is home for 16,744 students from both full-time and part-time.

  • The student-faculty rate at the university is 12:1 so students can experience less student strength in classes and more attention from professors.

  • It has an impeccable graduation rate of 82% which symbolize the excellence in their education methods and research.

Online Education at University of Miami

The university online programs offer flexible, multiple start dates, pace controlled education so that people who are interested in lifelong education, traveling problems, staying in remote locations, age problems, and other social barriers can be removed using this online education.

  • The online education is provided in 2 different modes that are 100% online and hybrid.

  • The students who registered for the distance education will be provided with resources like the online library, cloud educational platform, University of Miami VPN access, research tools, and many more.

  • The educational platform consists of videos, tutorials, images, digital materials, secured testing lines, and many more.

  • The university offers 6 online programs across 5 majors, University of Miami majors include Business Management, Public Administration, Accounting, Education, and Health Science.


Reviews

Reviews given by the university students are mentioned below.

  • University of Miami Nursing offers the best experience and its very reputed program in the U.S. 

  • The professors are very supportive for students and they are willing to help students in personal issues also.

  • Among University of Miami notable alumni, there are many inspirational figures which help students to work better.

  • There are a lot of research labs in the university which are dedicated for integrating classroom education with experiments.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Coral Gables, Florida

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001536

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CAHME

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://welcome.miami.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The University of Miami is Regionally recognized and received its accreditation by meeting standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and it also has a programmatic accreditation which is mentioned below.

  • Health Science Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). 

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 91 % Part Time: 83 %
Total Population 16,744
Student Population Full Time: 15,412 Part Time: 1,332
Gender Division Male: 48 % Female: 52 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 79 %

The College Monk

Female: 85 %

Total Graduation Rate: 82 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

University of Miami offers 6 online programs across 5 Majors

Business Management

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

University of Miami Acceptance Rate is 38%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $70
Graduate Application Fee $85

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 32,528
Total Applicants Admitted 12,267
Applicants Enrolled 2,066
Full time Applicants Enrolled 2,042
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 24
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

University of Miami Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 807
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,053
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 39%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 51%
SAT Math 640 average 590 - 690 range
SAT Critical Reading 655 average 610 - 700 range
SAT Writing 630 average 580 - 680 range
ACT Composite 30 average 28 - 32 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university alongside with the government of U.S they are doing their best to provide financial assistance for those students who like to study but couldn’t because of financial problems.

Students need to apply for FAFSA in order to avail the Financial Aid with the University of Miami School code is 001536.

Different types of Financial Aid programs are mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid comprises of Pell Grant,   Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Stafford Loans, and Federal Work Study.

  • State Aid consists of Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG), Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG), Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, and Benacquisto Scholarship.

  • Institutional Aid consists of Merit Scholarship, George W. Jenkins Scholarship,  Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship, Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship, Isaac Bashevis Singer Scholarship, and Marta S. and L. Austin Weeks Endowed Scholarship.

  • This university has the utmost most respect and they are very supportive towards military people, Military Aid is loaded with Tillman Military Scholars Program, Yellow Ribbon Program, and Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,480 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,893 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loans $4,271 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $4,271 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $20,271 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) $6,411 Florida residents. Full time enrollment. June 1st, 2019
Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) $6,411 Florida residents. Full time enrollment. High academic achievement. December 1st, 2018
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Varies High academic achievement. Residents of Florida. Enrolled for at least 6 non-remedial semester credit hours. Varies
Benacquisto Scholarship Varies Resident of Florida. Earn a standard Florida high school diploma. Full time enrollment. Varies

Data Source: https://welcome.miami.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Merit Scholarship $2,000 Undergraduate students. High academic achievements. Full time enrollment. Varies
George W. Jenkins Scholarship Varies High academic credentials. Only to U.S. citizens. Minimum GPA of 3.75. Varies
Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship Varies High academic excellence. Open to U.S. Citizens and non-eligible citizens. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Full time enrollment. Varies
Isaac Bashevis Singer Scholarship Varies Full-time undergraduate. Should be a singer. Minimum of 3.0 GPA. November 1st, 2018
Marta S. and L. Austin Weeks Endowed Scholarship Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Full time enrollment. Undergraduate student. Minimum of 3.0 GPA. November 1st, 2018

Data Source: https://welcome.miami.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tillman Military Scholars Program Varies Full time enrollment. Veteran and active-duty military service members. Varies
Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Post-9/11 GI Bill $18,879 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Graduate Student. Varies

Data Source: https://welcome.miami.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $26,911
$30,001 - $48,000 $18,903
$48,001 - $75,000 $23,046
$75,001 - $110,000 $28,385
Over $110,000 $37,351

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 13% $4,617
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 79% $22,921
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 12% $6,005
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $21,709
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 28% $8,552
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 27% $5,659
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 37,424
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 308 $22,992
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 187 $25,990
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 121 $18,359

Data Source: https://welcome.miami.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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