Lots of race/class interaction
Source: The Princeton Review, The Best 378 Colleges, 2014 Edition
|Address||P.O. Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL 33124
|Metropolitan Area||Coral Gables, South Florida||Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State||$42,852||School Type||Private||Year Founded||1925||U.S. News Ranking||Best National Universities, #47||School Website||miami.edu|
The University of Miami, often referred to as UM, is a large private university located in Coral Gables, just south of Miami proper. The University of Miami enjoys both very good academic programs and strong athletic teams.
2013 Admissions Data
|Fall Application Deadline||January 1|
|Acceptance Rate||40%||Average High School GPA||4.2||Average SAT Scores||Critical Reading: 600-700
|Average ACT Scores||Math: 27-32
|Application Fee||$65||Priority Financial Aid Deadline||February 1|
The University of Miami is one of the more selective schools in the state. In addition to your grades and standardized test scores, the admissions department looks closely at your extra-curricular activity. Check here for more information regarding admissions to the University of Miami.
|Number of Majors Offered||115||Most Popular Majors||Business
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
|Student to Faculty Ratio||11:1||Four Year Graduation Rate||68%|
The University of Miami is currently ranked #38 by U.S. News & World Report among all universities in the country. The school has a very good reputation across a broad field of studies, but particularly in nursing, business, marine science, music and communications.
The architecture program at UM is on the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges list of private universities strong in architecture for preprofessionals. The University of Miami is also on their list of major universities with strong music programs.
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|Undergraduates||10,590||Postgraduates||5,289||Male to Female Ratio||49:51||Percent Out-of-State||50%||Student Heritage|
About half of the UM students don’t come from Florida, with many of those hailing from the Northeast and Midwest.
Students at the University of Miami come from a particularly broad array of backgrounds and there is a lot of friendly interaction between all types of students.
As you would expect, student life at the University of Miami is filled with excitement. Outside of the excitement that downtown Miami (10 minutes away) and local beaches (20 minutes) offers students attending a university located so near to these locations, the University of Miami itself has over 200 organizations that students can participate in.
The Hurricanes, UM’s athletic teams, participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference and are very competitive year after year. Miami is also home to teams in every professional sport.