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Miami Dade College

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Founded in 1960, the Miami Dade College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Miami (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Miami Dade College (MDC) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Miami Dade College (MDC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) and bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this US higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MDC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Miami Dade College's Control Typepublic


Miami Dade College's Entity Typenon-profit


Miami Dade College' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Miami Dade College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Acronym MDC
Founded 1960
Colours Blue and gray
Mascot Sharks
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 300 NE 2nd Avenue
33132-2204 Florida
United States
Miami Dade College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Miami Dade College Phone Number +1 (305) 237 8888
Miami Dade College Fax Number +1

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Miami Dade College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Miami Dade College's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Miami Dade College's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Miami Dade College.

Miami Dade College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
Not reported
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Miami Dade College's admission information.

Miami Dade College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Miami Dade College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Miami Dade College a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Miami Dade College's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Miami Dade College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Miami Dade College's Admission Office Admission Office

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Miami Dade College.

Miami Dade College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Miami Dade College has an enrollment range of 40,000-44,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Miami Dade College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,500-2,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Miami Dade College's Control Type Control Type

Miami Dade College is a public higher education institution.

Miami Dade College's Entity Type Entity Type

Miami Dade College is a non-profit higher education institution.

Miami Dade College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Miami Dade College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Miami Dade College does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Miami Dade College's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Not classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Miami Dade College's main facilities:

Miami Dade College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Miami Dade College's Library

Miami Dade College's library has 9 branches. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 140,244 physical volumes, 17,078 physical media, 90,362 digital/electronic media and 116 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 127 full-time employees, including 24 librarians. Miami Dade College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Miami Dade College's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Miami Dade College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Miami Dade College's main services:

Miami Dade College's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Miami Dade College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Miami Dade College's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level Source: IPDES.

Miami Dade College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Miami Dade College's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Miami Dade College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Miami Dade College is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Miami Dade College's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
  • American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals Approval Commission
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
  • American Health Information Management Association Foundation, Professional Certificate Approval Program
  • American Physical Therapy Association Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Commission on Opticianry Accreditation
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Programs
  • Committee on Accreditation of Respiratory Care
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Miami Dade College's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Miami Dade College's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Miami Dade College's Facebook page Miami Dade College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Miami Dade College's X (formerly Twitter) page Miami Dade College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Miami Dade College's YouTube channel Miami Dade College's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Miami Dade College's Instagram page Miami Dade College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Miami Dade College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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