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How to Apply

Applying to college doesn’t have to be stressful. Whether you are a first-year applicant or a transfer student, we break down the necessary steps into clear and simple tasks you can complete in no time.

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App Process 101

Admission officer Charles Cammack breaks down the admission process, from filling out the Common App to explaining cognates and how to make the most of them.
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Get the inside scoop on the admission process, learning at UM, the city of Miami, and what it's like to be a 'Cane.
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Questions & Answers

We have compiled the most frequently asked questions from students just like you and provided answers that will help you through the process.
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Our Admission Officers

Dedicated admission officers are each assigned to a different region, to best ensure that they are familiar with where you are from and prepared to advise you when applying.
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Application Options & Deadlines

There are several different deadlines, find out what works best for you!

Credit Information

Learn what steps you must follow in order to have your college-level work evaluated for UM credit.

Veterans

Learn about our admission process and available resources for active military members and veterans.

Application Status

After submitting your application, it takes three to four business days for the University of Miami to receive it. 

Transfer of Credits

Review our guidelines to determine whether your credits are transferable.

Withdraw My Application

We are sorry to see you go but wish you the best of luck in your college career.

2019 FIRST-YEAR CLASS PROFILE


38,893

Number of applications received for the 2019 academic year


1350-1480 / 31-34

SAT / ACT

Mid-Range superscore for admitted students


3.8

Average unweighted grade point average on a 4.0 scale


29%

FLORIDA RESIDENTS

Dade & Broward County students can live on campus or commute.


60%

NON-FLORIDA RESIDENTS

We receive applications and admit students from nearly all 50 states.


11%

INTERNATIONAL

Our hemispheric community enriches the classroom experience.


WHY CHOOSE UM 

"I first looked into UM for the Business School and found it had everything I was looking for. I liked the size of the school — not too small, not too big. The variety of cultures here is really interesting, and I wanted to experience that firsthand.

After my first year, UM surpassed my expectations. I’ve already seen myself grow and met all types of new people. There are so many opportunities at the school that, if you make the most of it, you are going to become a much better person in the end. Not many other schools can provide that. I know I made the right decision."

Oliver Zaruba
Oliver Zaruba
FINANCE, CLASS OF 2020