Below are the costs for one level of classes taken during the 2016-2017 academic year. Please note that tuition and fees are due upon registration.
|2016-2017 IEP Costs||Full Session||Mid Session|
|Tuition||US $5,800.00||US $3,250.00|
|UM Activity fee||$162.00||$162.00|
|UM Athletic fee||$78.00||$78.00|
|Student Center Fee||$156.00||$156.00|
|Wellness Center Fee (UM)||$152.00||$152.00|
|IEP Contingency Fee*||$198.00||$175.00|
|TOTAL||US $7,750.00||US $4,760.00|
*The exact cost of the Health Insurance and the IEP Contingency Fee may vary, but the total cost for any given semester will not exceed what appears above. Additional funds for housing, meals, books and personal expenses average $9050.00 for each full session and $5,740.00 for each mid session (Living expenses are the bank letter amounts less the cost of tuition and fees for any given session.)
The Health & Counseling Centers Fee, a mandatory fee for all students (undergraduate, graduate, and law) regardless of credit load, allows for primary medical care physician/ nursing services, 24 hour on-call services, health counseling and community outreach/public health initiatives at the Student Health Service, and individual and group counseling, substance abuse and other addiction programs, crisis intervention, case management, and mental health education and other outreach programs at the Counseling Center.
The Activity Fee The Activity Fee entitles students to receive an identification card, which is their required identification card for various campus uses such as student elections, use of certain University facilities, free admission to many University-sponsored events, and the Ibis yearbook. The Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC), an all-student committee, recommends allocation from this fee to the University's administration. The funds generated by this fee are used to support the availability of a wide range of programs, services, facilities and organizations including the University Center, student activities, campus sports, major events, e.g.,Homecoming and Carni Gras, various forms of entertainment, major concerts, student publications, student radio station, and student government.
The Athletic Fee entitles students to attend assigned home games for football, baseball, basketball and intercollegiate contests. Free transportation is included for events held at the Sun Life Stadium.
The Student Center Fee provides funding for the Student Activities Center built on the site of the old Rathskeller and also renovations and upgrades to the existing Whitten University Center. Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law Students proposed and approved a referendum on this fee in 2006 to support new meeting rooms, student organization office spaces, retail options, and a new Rathskeller. A student-chaired Student Center Advisory Board is charged with considering hours, policies, and direction for the complex to ensure that student organizations and individual students have priority use of the facility for their meetings and programming. The 119,000-square-foot Student Activities Center and the renovated University Center are joined by a new patio and performance stage to create a student center complex capable of meeting the needs of all UM students.
The Wellness Center Fee entitles students to use the 114,000 square-foot center which includes a 10,000 square-foot fitness room, six racquetball courts, two squash courts, indoor lap pool, two gymnasiums for basketball, volleyball, badminton, floor hockey and soccer, jogging track, aerobics and martial arts room, health juice bar lounge and locker and shower rooms. The center also has a Wellness Suite consisting of a computer resource library, human performance lab, instructional kitchen, classrooms, medical area and conference room. Additionally, the center is adjacent to an outdoor courtyard and four outdoor basketball/ volleyball courts. The fee also includes basic aerobic classes, sports tournaments and informal recreation programs. The facility will generally be open from 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Health Insurance Plan for 2016-2017 is offered by United Healthcare. This plan is designed to be used in conjunction with the services of the Student Health Service and Counseling Center. To obtain greatest benefits, you will need to utilize the Student Health Service first, where treatment will be administered or referral issued, except in the case of medical emergency, maternity, when away from campus or when the Student Health Service is closed.
There are no co-payments for clinical and diagnostic services provided at the Student Health Service or Counseling Center. Co-payments and coinsurance may apply to services received elsewhere. Higher out of pocket costs apply when using out-of-network versus in-network providers. Coinsurance for in-patient care is lowest at University of Miami Hospital, prescription drug copays are lowest at the Student Health Service Pharmacy. For more information, please visit www.miami.edu/student-health or refer to the United Healthcare brochure.
The Contingency Fee entitles all IEP students to attend IEP activities. This may include an Ice Breaker luncheon for all new and returning students, movies, sports games and holiday parties. Each semester, a minimum of two trips are offered to popular Florida destinations. Each semester is then culminated in an End-of-the-Semester Party at a local restaurant or perhaps on board a boat!