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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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Web Sitewww.miami.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students10,590
   Women5,448 (51.4%)
   Men5,142 (48.6%)
Graduate Students5,582

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate40% of 27,757 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA4.2
SAT Math675 average
630-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading650 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing640 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$60,906
Tuition and Fees
$42,852
Room and Board
$12,314
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Freshman Award$34,845
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$26,786

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,043
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-59 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Coral Gables Population42,249
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMiami
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing86% of freshmen, 39% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotIbis --Sebastian
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.3% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
26.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.9% White
6.2% Unknown
International Students11.9% from 99 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
69.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
57%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
33%
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.57 4.08 624 607 616 28
Low 2.20 2.70 360 360 370 8
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Miami's system of five coed residential colleges, each with its own cafeteria, is modeled after Yale's own residential system.

• An annual student race of cardboard-and-duct-tape boats crosses Lake Osceola, located in the center of campus.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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