Miami Dade College

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world rank  932

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University Overview

Founded in 1960, Miami Dade College is a non-profit public state 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 (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 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 degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MDC
Founded 1960
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami
33132-2204 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (305) 237 8888
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
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 Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Miami Dade College's Library
Miami Dade College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 163,971 physical volumes, 17,355 physical media, 47,281 digital/electronic medium and 121 licensed digital/electronic databases. Miami Dade College's library has 9 branches.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic 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

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021