University of Miami

country rank  90
world rank  155

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University Overview

Established in 1925, University of Miami is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Coral Gables (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution also has a branch campus in Miami. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Miami (UM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Miami (UM) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 95 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 UM
Founded 1925
Motto Magna est veritas
Great is the Truth
Colours Orange, green and white

University Location

Address 1320 S Dixie Highway
Coral Gables
33146 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (305) 284 2211
Fax +1
Other locations Miami

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1306 Stanford Drive, Suite 1210
Coral Gables 33146
(305) 284 6000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Miami's Library
University of Miami's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,763,634 physical volumes, 242,049 physical media, 155,368 digital/electronic medium and 674 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Miami's library has 6 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Miami provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,212 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1940


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (ADA-CODA)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (APTA-CAPTE)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Florida Department of Education (FDOE)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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