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Miami Dade College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Miami Dade College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Miami Dade College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Miami Dade College was awarded 257 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education of the deaf.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, MDC is ranked #424 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

MDC is also ranked #14 out of 87 schools in Florida.

See all of the rankings for Miami Dade College.

Is It Hard to Get Into MDC?

Acceptance Rate

Miami Dade College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Miami Dade College admissions.

Miami Dade College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Miami Dade College, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Miami Dade College is 20%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Miami Dade College

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Miami Dade College.

Miami Dade College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 51,679 undergraduates at MDC with 21,473 being full-time and 30,206 being part-time.

How Much Does Miami Dade College Cost?

The overall average net price of MDC is $4,842. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MDC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,471 $5,290 $6,704 $9,129 $10,873

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of MDC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MDC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,636 a year. That adds up to $22,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MDC is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do MDC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from MDC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,100 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 22% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Miami Dade College make the most money.

Location of Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is a public institution located in Miami, Florida. The location of MDC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for MDC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 Ne 2Nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132-2204
Phone: 305-237-8888
Website: www.mdc.edu/

Miami Dade College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 428 NA
Nursing 281 NA
Computer Information Systems 137 NA
Other Homeland Security 128 NA
Special Education 53 NA
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 49 NA
General Biology 49 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 43 NA
Electronics Engineering Technology 18 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Miami Dade College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at MDC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 9,470 students took at least one online class at Miami Dade College. This is an increase from the 9,117 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 9,470 3,507
2017-2018 9,117 3,504
2016-2017 8,112 3,062
2015-2016 7,281 2,965
2013-2014 9,173 3,372

Learn more about online learning at Miami Dade College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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