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University of Miami Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Miami, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is University of Miami Ranked?

Quality Badge

2021 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.

University of Miami was awarded 113 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is English language and literature.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, U Miami is ranked #103 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

U Miami also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

See all of the rankings for University of Miami.

Is It Hard to Get Into U Miami?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Miami is a competitive 36%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to U Miami submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 700. Math scores were between 610 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Miami  ( 620 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 610 to 720 )
U Miami received ACT scores from 54% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 28 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Miami  ( 28 to 32 )

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University of Miami Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at U Miami is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 University of Miami is 79%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  79 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Miami

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 91% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Miami enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  91 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At U Miami the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 68%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  68 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at U Miami

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,307 undergraduates at U Miami with 10,701 being full-time and 606 being part-time.

U Miami Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 98.86 out of 100, U Miami is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.86 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Miami Cost?

The overall average net price of U Miami is $30,841. 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 U Miami

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$23,694 $16,104 $19,114 $25,786 $42,122

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 U Miami, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At U Miami, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $7,127 a year. That adds up to $28,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U Miami is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do U Miami Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from U Miami make around $60,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future U Miami graduates since it is 51% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at University of Miami make the most money.

Location of University of Miami

University of Miami is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Coral Gables, Florida. The location of U Miami is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of University of Miami

Contact details for U Miami are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-2211

University of Miami Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 110 majors graduated from University of Miami. Of these students, 3,118 received undergraduate degrees and 2,510 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 261 $63,700
Finance & Financial Management 256 $58,500
Public Relations & Advertising 148 $38,700
General Psychology 148 $21,900
Economics 135 $36,500
General Biology 125 $13,700
Marketing 118 $48,400
Political Science & Government 100 $37,500
Business Administration & Management 90 $46,800
Music 76 $20,900

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

Online Learning at U Miami

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 3,813 students took at least one online class at University of Miami. This is a decrease from the 4,897 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,813 607
2016-2017 4,897 647
2015-2016 4,490 541
2014-2015 3,381 324
2013-2014 2,877 82

Learn more about online learning at University of Miami.

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Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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