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About UM

The University of Miami is a private research university with approximately 10,000 undergraduate students from around the world. Its unique location in Coral Gables, Florida, offers students the best of both worlds: a small campus setting with large academic and cultural opportunities.

Rankings

The University of Miami is one of the nation's top 200 colleges that pays students back - students receive a high-quality education, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid - according to The Princeton Review 2015 Edition.

#1 Ranked #1 nationally in ophthalmology in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 annual "Best Hospitals" rankings.
#6 Ranked the 6th private university in the Southeast/Mid-South according to Kiplinger’s "30 Best College Values in the Southeast/Mid-South, 2014" list.
#12 Ranked #12 in the country for Lots of Race/Class Interaction by The Princeton Review 2017.

Student Gender

Female 52%
Male 48%

Student Race/Ethnicity (Undergraduate Students)

Asian/Pacific Islander
11%
Black/African American
8%
Latinx
26%
White
45%
Two or more races
3%

Full-Time Degree-Seeking Students

Approximately 10,000 Undergraduate Students
Approximately 6,000 Graduate Students

Freshmen Class Profile

First-Year Applicants 32,525
Number of Incoming Freshmen 2,065
Ranked Top 10% in High School Class 59%
Ranked Top 5% in High School Class 41%
Average weighted GPA 4.0
Admitted student average SAT scores 1420 (75th Percentile)
1280 (25th Percentile)
Admitted student average ACT scores 33 (75th Percentile)
29 (25th Percentile)

Academics

About Us
More than 180 Majors & Programs
11 Schools & Colleges

Faculty
More than 3,000 full-time teaching faculty members
97% hold the highest degree in their fields

Class Size
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
More than 50% of undergraduate courses have 16 or fewer students
More than 75% of all courses have 27 or fewer students

Campus Life
280 student organizations
18 fraternities, 14 sororities
44 service groups
25 multicultural student groups
26 intramural & club sports
6 religious centers
3 performance centers
1 cinema
1 art museum & exhibition gallery

Residential Life
83% of freshmen live on campus
37% of all undergraduates live on campus
The First-Year Experience program houses all freshmen together in a community
Five residential colleges feature a living-learning community
Approximately 800 upperclassmen live in University Village, which are fully furnished apartments