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.

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 all    courses have 16 or
   fewer  students

75% of all courses
    have 25 or fewer students
Campus Life
270 student organizations
21 fraternities, 15 sororities
42 service groups
25 multicultural student

15 intramural & 45 club    sports
6 religious centers
3 performance centers
    & a cinema
1 art museum &
   exhibition gallery
Residential Life
85% of freshmen live
    on campus

43% 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
790 upperclassmen live
   in University Village, which    are fully furnished    apartments



Typical Freshman Class Profile
  First-Year Applicants   28,900
  Number of Incoming Freshmen   2,000
  Ranked Top 10% in High School Class   74%
  Ranked Top 5% in High School Class   50%
  Average weighted GPA   4.20
  Admitted student mid-range SAT scores (Math & Verbal)    
    75th Percentile   1420
  25th Percentile   1270
  Admitted student mid-range ACT scores    
  75th Percentile   32
  25th Percentile   29

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.