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University of Miami Data & Information Overview

455 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
28% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is University of Miami Ranked?

#91 Best Colleges in Nation
#2 Best Colleges in FL
Accounting Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2024 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 455 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

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Overall Quality

U Miami landed the #91 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when U Miami held the #112 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

U Miami is also ranked #2 out of 77 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into U Miami?

28% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
31% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 28%, U Miami is one of the most selective schools in the country. Good grades and high test scores alone may not be enough to get you into the school, so do your best to submit a stellar application.

Average Test Scores

About 31% 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 650 and 720. Math scores were between 650 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Miami  ( 650 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 650 to 740 )
U Miami received ACT scores from 24% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 30 and 33.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Miami  ( 30 to 33 )

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University of Miami Faculty

13 to 1 Student to Faculty
81% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, University of Miami is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 81%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  81 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Miami

93% Freshmen Retention
73% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 93% 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  93 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at U Miami for first-time, full-time students is 73%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  73 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Miami.

University of Miami Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,737 Full-Time Undergraduates
40.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
53.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,334 undergraduates at U Miami with 10,737 being full-time and 597 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Miami Cost?

$46,098 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
$34,292 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of U Miami is $46,098. 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 +
$44,463 $34,926 $38,999 $44,278 $53,640

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

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 U Miami, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $8,573 a year. That adds up to $34,292 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?

$67,362 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from U Miami make about $67,362 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future U Miami graduates since it is 59% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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

Location of University of Miami

Florida State
10,737 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
University of Miami is a private not-for-profit institution located in Coral Gables, Florida. The location of U Miami is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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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

106 Majors With Completions
3,348 Undergraduate Degrees
2,674 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 106 majors graduated from University of Miami. Of these students, 3,348 received undergraduate degrees and 2,674 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 279 $61,860
Finance & Financial Management 275 $57,413
Public Relations & Advertising 169 $40,082
General Psychology 167 $27,028
Economics 161 $37,655
Marketing 139 $45,330
Business Administration & Management 109 $41,372
Political Science & Government 100 $32,000
Music 96 $18,726
General Biology 85 $21,259

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

47% Take At Least One Class Online
5% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 8,937 students took at least one online class at University of Miami. This is a decrease from the 14,978 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 8,937 1,038
2019-2020 14,978 5,021
2018-2019 3,874 559
2017-2018 3,813 607
2016-2017 4,897 647

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.


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