The University of Miami is the most innovative private research university in the Southeast, with a well-earned reputation for academic excellence and commitment to students. About 9,500 undergraduate students from every state and 115 nations study in our nine undergraduate schools and colleges. They enjoy a student-faculty ratio of 12 to 1, coupled with exposure to cutting edge research, passionate teaching and a dynamic learning environment.
At UM, leading scholars and scientists teach undergraduates and live and learn with them in our five residential colleges. As one of the most active research universities as rated by the Carnegie Foundation, we offer a wide variety of degree programs, many of which are unique to UM.
Our 180 undergraduate programs range from broadcast journalism to international administration, studio jazz to theater arts, business law to computer science. Interdisciplinary programs flourish, including environmental science, neuroscience, Latin American studies and music engineering technology; dual-degree and honors programs include engineering, law, marine geology, medicine, Latin American studies and physical therapy.