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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  3
Foreign Language  2
Social Studies  3
History  2
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJanuary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACTRequired for someJanuary 1
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component required
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
AddressPO Box 248025
City, State, ZipCoral Gables, FL  33124
Phone(305) 284-4323
Fax(305) 284-2507
E-mailadmission@miami.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Application Fee$70
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationNot reported
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 1, January 1
Early Decision NotificationNot reported
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 1
Early Action NotificationNot reported
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
OtherCollege transcript(s) and statement of good standing from prior institution(s) recommended for some freshmen
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate38% of 32,525 applicants were admitted
   Women38% of 17,797 applicants were admitted
   Men38% of 14,728 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled2,643 (22%) of 12,266 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,473 (22%) of 6,697 admitted students enrolled
   Men1,170 (21%) of 5,569 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate29% of 1142 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission RateNot reported
Students Offered Wait List 3,796
Students Accepting Wait List Position 1,140
Students Admitted From Wait List 215
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.60 (based on weighted GPAs)
3.75 and Above38%
3.50 - 3.7425%
3.25 - 3.4918%
3.00 - 3.2412%
2.50 - 2.996%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
30%
Score of 600 - 700
49%
Score of 500 - 600
18%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading600-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
22%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
21%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
18%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite28-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
58%
Score of 24 - 29
39%
Score of 18 - 23
2%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 63%
Top quarter: 90%
Top half: 96%
Bottom half: 4%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.61 4.06 638 640 28
Low 2.23 2.23 250 420 1
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 35
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