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The Freshman Application Process - Step by Step
 

Complete the Common Application

Complete and submit the Common Application online at the Common Application website.
Please note: Your application is not complete and we cannot begin your application review until we receive all required forms. Your $70 non-refundable application fee can be paid when you submit the Common Application online. The Common Application is available starting August 1, 2014 for students applying for admission for Spring or Fall 2015.
 
To complete these forms you'll need to open your own Common Application website account:
CREATE A COMMON APPLICATION
ACCOUNT:
  I ALREADY HAVE A COMMON APPLICATION ACCOUNT:
     

Send Official High School Transcripts

 

Official High School transcripts. Send official transcripts from dual enrollment college/other schools attended (if applicable).

Students need to send their supporting documents electronically or by mail to:

The mailing address is:
University of Miami
Office of Admission
PO Box 249117
Coral Gables, FL 33124-9117
If being sent by FedEx, DHL, UPS or Courier:
University of Miami
Office of Admission
1252 Memorial Drive
Ashe Building, Room 132
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Send Official SAT/ACT test scores

To be considered for admission to the University of Miami, you will need to provide us with an official score report sent directly by the testing agency. If you take the test more than once, you must send us all of your scores to ensure that we have your best performance on record.

     A. Students graduating from a high school in the United States are required to submit SAT or          ACT scores.

         OR

     B. Students graduating from a secondary school outside the United States should NOT submit          SAT or ACT scores.

Students whose first language is not English, or whose medium of instruction has not been in English, are required to submit official results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
.

Please Note:
We will also accept SAT and/or ACT scores as official if they are printed directly on your high school transcript. If they are printed on your transcript, you do not need to send the scores directly from the College Board.

SAT Code: 5815
ACT Code: 0760

Complete the Essay

We require an essay for Freshman applicants. Since each applicant is considered individually, the essay provides the opportunity to present information that may assist the Admission Committee as it evaluates the application for admission. Essay topics and instructions are found on page 5 of the Common Application. There are 5 essay prompts and each writing section will have an enforced 650 word limit. The essay will not allow a response shorter than 250 words. Essay topics and instructions are found in the Common Application.

Complete the Common Application Secondary School Report

We require the secondary school report, also known as School Report, which is completed by the high school guidance counselor and can be found on the Common Application website. It is typically submitted along with the applicant's high school transcript and a school profile.

Letter of Recommendation / Teacher Evaluation

We require at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher on the Teacher Evaluation form. This form can be completed online through Common Application website or mailed to:

The mailing address is:
University of Miami
Office of Admission
PO Box 249117
Coral Gables, FL 33124-9117
If being sent by FedEx, DHL, UPS or Courier:
University of Miami
Office of Admission
1252 Memorial Drive
Ashe Building, Room 132
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Are you applying to any special programs?

  If you are applying to any of these programs below, please be sure to complete the supplemental application, submit a portfolio, and/or schedule an audition.

Supplemental Forms for Special Programs
 
Architecture
Portfolio
Art B.F.A.
Portfolio
Theatre Art B.F.A.
Supplemental Application

Audition/Portfolio
Dual-Degree Honors Programs
Supplemental Application (for Medicine)
Supplemental Application (for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Exercise Physiology, Latin American  Studies/FILAS, Law, and Marine Geology)
Frost School of Music:
Requires the Arts Supplement available through the Common Application at commonapp.org.
Audition
Portfolio (for Music Composition and Commercial Music)
Portfolio (for Music Engineering)

Create a CaneLink web account

 
Please Note:  You will not be able to create a CaneLink account until the University of Miami has received your application from the Common Application.

After you submit your application, we will e-mail you instructions for setting up a CaneLink web account. You may also visit the Create a CaneLink account page to learn how to set up your account. You will use this to check the status of your application credentials and view your admission decision.

CREATE A CaneLink ACCOUNT: I ALREADY HAVE A CaneLink ACCOUNT
 

askUM or Contact Us

If you have any questions about the application process, askUM is available 24/7 to answer many of your questions. You can also visit our contact us page for any specific inquiries.

     
   
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