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University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
The University of Miami, founded in 1925, is a private, comprehensive university. Its 260-acre main campus is located in Coral Gables, four miles south of downtown Miami.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 10,849
   Women 5,683 (52.4%)
   Men 5,166 (47.6%)
Graduate Students 5,952
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 38% of 32,525 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.60 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 610-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 600-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $64,306
  Tuition and Fees $47,004
  Room and Board $13,310
Average Percent of Need Met 97%
Average Freshman Award $42,187
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,131
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Coral Gables Population 49,631
Nearest Metropolitan Area Miami
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 83% of freshmen, 37% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Ibis --Sebastian
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.4% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
26.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.6% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students 13.6%
First-Year Students Returning 91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 69.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported