University of Miami

University of Miami Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of Miami, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of Miami Ranked?

Quality Badge

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.

University of Miami was awarded 713 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is water, wetlands, and marine resources management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, U Miami is ranked #240 out of 2,576 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 #8 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into U Miami?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of Miami you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 33%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 55% 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 630 and 720.

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

SAT Math Scores for University of Miami  ( 630 to 720 )
U Miami received ACT scores from 40% 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 is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at U Miami it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 83%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  83 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 70%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  70 out of 100

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University of Miami Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of U Miami is $46,949. 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 +
$42,611 $36,623 $38,540 $44,741 $54,089

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 28% of students took out student loans averaging $8,841 a year. That adds up to $35,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U Miami is 2.2%. 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?

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 $60,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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 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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 106 majors graduated from University of Miami. Of these students, 3,198 received undergraduate degrees and 2,625 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 262 $63,673
Finance & Financial Management 259 $62,409
General Psychology 153 $25,194
Public Relations & Advertising 144 $39,639
Marketing 131 $54,109
Economics 129 $44,984
General Biology 124 $24,863
Political Science & Government 123 $41,193
Business Administration & Management 90 $46,478
Accounting 75 $50,270

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 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 2019-2020, 5,913 students took at least one online class at University of Miami. This is an increase from the 3,874 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,913 577
2018-2019 3,874 559
2017-2018 3,813 607
2016-2017 4,897 647
2015-2016 4,490 541

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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