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Admission Requirements

Admission to the University of Miami is very competitive. Applicants are considered based on the strength of their high school curriculum and grades earned, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, essay, extracurricular activities, and awards/achievements. Check out the Fall 2014 Freshman Class Profile below for an overview of the typical academic achievement and test scores of recently admitted students.

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Fall 2014 Freshman Class Profile

Male
49%
Female
51%
First-Year Applicants
31,608
Incoming Freshmen
2,076
Ranked Top 10% in High School Class*
66%
Ranked Top 5% in High School Class*
50%
Average Weighted GPA
A-
Admitted Student Mid-Range SAT Scores
75th Percentile
1420
25th Percentile
1220
Admitted Student Mid-Range ACT Scores
75th Percentile
32
25th Percentile
28
* For high schools that publish a class rank

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Recommended High School Curriculum

English
4 years
Mathematics
4 years
Natural Sciences
3 years
Social Sciences
3 years
Foreign Language
2 years

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Undergraduate Enrollment

 
Full-Time Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Students
10,000
Student to Faculty Ratio
12:1
Student Race/Ethnicity*
        Asian/Pacific Islander
12%
        Black/African American
8%
        Hispanic
27%
        White
49%
        Two or more races
3%
*Percentages exclude unknowns and may not total 100 due to rounding.

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