About Us | Undergraduate Admission University of Miami
  Welcome to the University of Miami!

The University of Miami (UM) is a private research university with approximately 10,000 undergraduate students from around the world. Its unique location in Coral Gables, Florida, offers students the best of both worlds: a small campus setting with large academic and cultural opportunities.


Ranked #48 on the U.S.News & World Report's 2015
"Best Colleges" national list
Ranked #1 nationally in ophthalmology in U.S.News & World Report's 2014 annual "Best Hospitals" rankings.
Ranked #4 in the country for Most Connected Colleges by U.S. News & World Report 2013.
Ranked the 6th private university in the Southeast/Mid-South according to Kiplinger’s "30 Best College Values in the Southeast/Mid-South, 2014" list.
Ranked #6 in
the country for Race/Class Interaction by The Princeton Review 2015.

The University of Miami is one of the nation's top 200 colleges that pays students back - students receive a high-quality education, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid - according to The Princeton Review 2015 Edition.


51% Female
49% Male
  Full-Time Degree-Seeking Students
Approximately 10,000 Undergraduate Students
Approximately 5,000 Graduate Students

  Racial & Ethnic Distribution
50% White
27% Hispanic
12% Asian/Pacific Islander

8% Black
3% Two or more Races

Typical Freshman Class Profile

First-Year Applicants
Number of Incoming Freshmen
Ranked Top 10% in High School Class
Ranked Top 5% in High School Class
Average weighted GPA
Admitted student mid-range SAT scores
75th Percentile
25th Percentile
Admitted student mid-range ACT scores
75th Percentile
25th Percentile


  UM is one of the nation's most active research universities according to the Carnegie Foundation.
UM also specializes in innovating thinking and great teaching.

  Over 180 Majors & Programs »
9 Schools & Colleges »
Undergraduate Research »
Study Abroad »

  Internships »
Summer Programs »
Dual-Degree Honors Programs »
More than 2,500 full-time teaching faculty members
97% hold the highest degree in their fields
  Class Size
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
More than 50% of undergraduate courses have
    16 or fewer students

More than 75% of all courses have 27 or
    fewer students

  Campus Life
275 student organizations
18 fraternities, 14 sororities
44 service groups
25 multicultural student groups
26 intramural & 40 club sports
6 religious centers
3 performance centers & a cinema
1 art museum & exhibition gallery

  Residential Life
87% of freshmen live on campus
38% of all undergraduates live on campus
The First Year Experience program houses all freshmen
    together in a community
Five residential colleges feature a
    living-learning community

Approximately 800 upperclassmen live in
    University Village, which are fully furnished

Faces of a 'Cane At the University of Miami, finding your passion goes beyond the quest for your ideal career path.
Find your place at the University of Miami: miami.edu/facesofacane.