PO Box 248025 Coral Gables, FL 33124 305-284-4323
http://www.miami.edu admission@miami.edu
About University of Miami
  • Year of Foundation 1925
  • Size of Campus 260 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,537
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 49%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 31,232
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $65
  • Enrollment No. 9,855
A private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. Established in 1925 during the region’s famous real estate boom, UM is a major research university engaged in $360 million in research and sponsored program expenditures a year. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct dozens of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 15
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sports Fest/Cane Craze/International Week/President's Cup/Homecoming Week (Various Activities)/Three Days of Cuban Culture/Ghandi Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Percent students who are frat members 12%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Sigma (Advertising)/Alpha Epsilon Delta(Biology)/Alpha Epsilon Lambda(General Scholarship)/Alpha EpsilonRho(Broadcasting)/Alpha Kappa Delta(Sociology)/Alpha Lambda Delta(Freshman General Scholarship)/Alpha Omega Alpha(Medicine)/Alpha Pi Mu(Indu
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Wesley Foundation/Muslim Students Organization/Latter-Day Saints Student Association/Jewish Student Organization/Islamic Society/InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/Hindu Students Council/Episcopal Students Organization/Catho
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Union/Asian American Students Association/Caribbean Students Association/Columbian Student Association/Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos/Filipino Student Association/French Club/Friendship Club of China/Ger
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Miami International Airport (7), Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Miami (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Miami (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (86%), fraternity housing (3%), apartment for single students (10%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 82%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 41%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 500
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 750
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 123,573
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums Lowe Art Museum/Music Library/Business Library
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,571,045
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10,000
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 253,999
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 400
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,924,529
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 38,432
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs UBS Financial, Morgan Stanley, Lennar, Target, KPMG, PWC, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Lehman Brothers, Allstate, Florida Power & Light, American Express, Bayview Financial, Capital One, Central Intelligence Agency, Enterprise Rent a Car, Citibank, FBI, GE, I
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 72%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town