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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.

Web Sitewww.miami.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students11,273
   Women5,776 (51.2%)
   Men5,497 (48.8%)
Graduate Students5,501

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate38% of 31,607 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 GPA4.3
SAT Math675 average
620-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading645 average
600-690 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$62,487
Tuition and Fees
$45,724
Room and Board
$13,066
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Freshman Award$35,536
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$26,793

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,087
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Coral Gables Population49,631
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMiami
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 85% of freshmen, 37% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotIbis --Sebastian
Sororities51% of women participate
Fraternities 49% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.7% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
25.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.8% White
6.1% Unknown
International Students14.0% from 106 countries
First-Year Students Returning93.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
70.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.55 3.99 628 609 608 29
Low 2.02 2.02 360 350 330 18
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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