University of Miami Review

University of Miami is a private university located in Miami, Florida. It offers several degree programs, including accounting, journalism, physics, music, composition, art history and pre-law.

University of Miami Overview

Currently enrolling 15,323 students, University of Miami offers certificates and bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in research and scholarship and professional practice. This school offers about 115 undergraduate, 114 master's and 51 doctoral degrees within its nine schools The school is extremely competitive and has become even more so in recent years. In 2008, there were nearly 20,000 applications to fill 2,000 freshmen class slots.

U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Miami 50th of all national universities in the 2010 rankings, which puts this school in the top tier of American universities. The medical school at University of Miami has been ranked 52nd in the nation by the magazine and the School of Law was ranked 71st.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

Students applying to University of Miami can apply with the common application. They must also submit a counselor evaluation form, official transcripts from their high school, official SAT or ACT scores and supplemental applications, which are applicable to students in several art programs. Graduate programs at this university have individual requirements, which the student should look up on the school's website before applying.

University of Miami participates in several financial aid and budgeting programs. Federal aid is available to all students, as are scholarships and grants. Residents of Florida can apply for additional financial opportunities, including the Florida Resident Access Grant and the Florida Students Assistant Grant.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environment

University of Miami has nine libraries on its campus. While there is a general student library, most libraries are subject-specific. Combined library holdings include more than 3.1 million volumes, 4 million microforms, more than 15,000 print serial subscriptions and access to more almost 500,000 e-books and databases.

This school also is affiliated with 31 fraternities and sororities. There is a campus radio station and the student newspaper is published twice-weekly. The newspaper has been honored in the Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame.

Schools and Colleges at Miami University

  • School of Architecture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Law
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • Frost School of Music
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • Graduate School

School Contact Information

  • Address: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124
  • Phone Number: (305) 284-2211