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Own Your Education

Prepare for today's interconnected, global world with an education that's broad, deep, and uniquely your own. At the University of Miami, you will be able to individualize your academic experience with programs that cater to your strengths, goals, and curiosities. So whether you've known since Career Day in elementary school or are still unsure what you'd like to study, UM's wide range of majors and programs makes it possible to explore the topics that interest you most.

An Education That's Anything But General

Education works best when you have a stake in your learning. Here, you’ll customize your curriculum through the Cognates Program of General Education. Mix and match disciplines to cultivate your curiosities, unlock your potential, and achieve your goals while fulfilling your general education requirements. 


Student-to-faculty ratio


Full-time faculty with a doctorate or highest degree in their field


Undergraduate classes with 19 or fewer students

Excellence in Research

’Canes have the distinct advantage of attending a member institution of the Association of American Universities - the gold standard for higher education in the US. Here, you'll have access to $413 million in research funding to solve the world's most complex and critical issues. Work one-on-one with an esteemed faculty mentor to improve public health, address national challenges, significantly contribute to our economic strength, all while learning to be a visionary and innovator of tomorrow.

Real-World Experience

Put theory into practice with hands-on courses and small class sizes, where our distinguished professors double as compassionate mentors.

Preview College Life

Calling all high school sophomores and juniors! The Summer Scholars Program is your opportunity to explore your academic passions and preview college life. Earn college credit, interact with world-class professors, and develop as an independent thinker.

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Study Abroad Programs

Go further and dig deeper into another culture by studying abroad. Explore our 80+ programs in 40+ countries, including 8 U Programs designed and taught by Miami faculty.

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Dual-Degree Programs

Qualifying students have the opportunity to combine two separate degree programs which will allow you to accelerate your academic and career options.

Honors and Scholars Programs

As one of the nation's most active research universities, we offer multiple honors programs for academically accomplished and motivated incoming students.

Academic Resources

From help with homework or finding a job, your ’Canes community is there to ensure you get what you need.