Freshman Admission Requirements
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Admission to the University of Miami is very competitive. Applicants are considered based on the strength of their high school curriculum and grades earned, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, essay, extracurricular activities, and awards/achievements. Check out the Fall 2015 Freshman Class Profile below for an overview of the typical academic achievement and test scores of recently admitted students.

Fall 2015 Freshman Class Profile

Male
49%
Female
51%
First-Year Applicants
33,416
Incoming Freshmen
2,082
Ranked Top 10% in High School Class*
63%
Ranked Top 5% in High School Class*
44%
Average Weighted GPA
4.0
* For high schools that publish a class rank

Enrolled Student Mid-Range SAT Scores

75th Percentile 1390
25th Percentile 1200

Enrolled Student Mid-Range ACT Scores

75th Percentile 32
25th Percentile 28

Recommended High School Curriculum

English
4 years
Mathematics
4 years
Natural Sciences
3 years
Social Sciences
3 years
Foreign Language
2 years

Undergraduate Enrollment

Full-Time Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Students
10,000
Student to Faculty Ratio
12:1

Student Race/Ethnicity (Undergraduate Students)

Asian/Pacific Islander
11%
Black/African American
8%
Hispanic
25%
White
44%
Two or more races
3%

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For specific instructions on how to apply and to begin your application, please visit our Freshman Application Instructions page.