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Campus & Student Life at University of Miami

Home to about 11,334 undergraduates in 2020, U Miami is a large, private university located in Coral Gables, Florida. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, U Miami offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by U Miami can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our U Miami Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

U Miami Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at U Miami. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit U Miami Disability Services.

U Miami for the Military

While not a "service academy", U Miami does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our U Miami for Veterans Guide.

U Miami offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, U Miami does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Miami

U Miami offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Miami

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Miami

U Miami has a comparatively large, student body. There were 11,334 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 10,737 (94.7%). Part-time attendance was 597 (5.3%).


University of Miami is Ranked #51 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, U Miami receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank U Miami #51 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at University of Miami

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at U Miami by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the U Miami Diversity Guide.

University of Miami Competes in the NCAA

U Miami has a total of 457 student athletes, 220 men and 237 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$62,099,601
Total Expenses (all teams)$61,883,503

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Miami Athletics

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