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IPEDS ID: 135726
OPE ID: 00153600
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University of Miami
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146
General information:  (305) 284-2211
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  16,935 (11,380 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty2,503445
Research and public service93451
Total graduate assistants-1,099
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$37,836$39,654$41,220$42,8524.0%
Books and supplies$2,750$2,540$2,400$2,4100.4%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$11,062$11,528$11,882$12,3143.6%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,664$9,460$10,350$10,5001.4%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$55,454$56,512$58,782$60,9063.6%
Off Campus$55,366$54,924$59,330$61,2023.2%
Off Campus with Family$44,326$45,804$47,890$49,6423.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,50075%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,47174%$38,980,376$26,499
Federal grants35118%$1,886,329$5,374
Pell grants34918%$1,582,802$4,535
Other federal grants28814%$303,527$1,054
State/local government grant or scholarships74537%$3,846,710$5,163
Institutional grants or scholarships1,39970%$33,247,337$23,765
Student loan aid74638%$5,486,956$7,355
Federal student loans74537%$4,088,470$5,488
Other student loans683%$1,398,486$20,566
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • Grants from private sources (not from the University of Miami or a government source) are excluded from these figures. In AY 2013, 280 full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in Fall 2012 were offered $1,063,031 in grants from private sources.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid17,69273%$193,062,923$25,099
Pell grants1,96419%$8,695,556$4,427
Federal student loans3,76936%$28,623,638$7,594
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$27,636$28,656$31,164
  • Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students are expected to live on campus, but if students have family living locally they can make special arrangements to live off campus.
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$21,415$22,221$20,783
$30,001 – $48,000$22,653$23,423$23,420
$48,001 – $75,000$27,414$26,648$29,427
$75,001 – $110,000$30,280$30,426$31,372
$110,001 and more$37,779$37,223$39,592
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment16,935
Undergraduate enrollment11,380
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment599
Graduate enrollment5,555
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 93%
Part-time: 7%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 21%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 43%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 14%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 94%
25 and over: 6%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 37%
Out-of-state: 47%
Foreign countries: 14%
Unknown: 2%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 89%
Part-time: 11%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 24%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 75%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $70
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants28,90713,49515,407
Percent admitted40%41%40%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%19%18%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading600700
SAT Math630720
SAT Writing590690
ACT Composite2832
ACT English2934
ACT Math2733
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 91%
Part-time students: 88%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 74 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 82%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 66%
6-year: 78%
8-year: 78%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 79%
Female: 84%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 70%
Asian: 78%
Black or African American: 67%
Hispanic/Latino: 84%
White: 83%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 83%
Non-resident alien: 82%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-2---
Category total536---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies1----
American/United States Studies/Civilization0----
Latin American Studies12---
Women's Studies2----
Category total42---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General14714--
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--2--
Exercise Physiology50210--
Human/Medical Genetics--1--
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography45127--
Microbiology and Immunology3405--
Oncology and Cancer Biology-07--
Physiology, General--3--
Category total3506240--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General6422411-
Business/Commerce, General----2
Business/Managerial Economics3203--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies30----
Finance, General119----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General2----
International Business/Trade/Commerce26----
Management Science2----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General55----
Real Estate2----
Category total404295412
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism32----
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia14----
Mass Communication/Media Studies13----
Public Relations/Image Management5610---
Radio and Television03---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1283d--
Category total232243d--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Graphics2----
Computer Science143d0--
Information Science/Studies1----
Category total173d0--
Education, General-1---
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-1---
Educational Evaluation and Research-10--
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--2--
Elementary Education and Teaching11----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-21--
Music Teacher Education1320--
Reading Teacher Education-1---
Secondary Education and Teaching0----
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-0---
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-16---
Category total24243--
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering17----
Architectural Engineering70---
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering38224--
Civil Engineering, General1396--
Computer Engineering, General9----
Computer Software Engineering3----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1643--
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other142---
Engineering Science0----
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering8----
Industrial Engineering29211--
Mechanical Engineering2835--
Category total1826119--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management-40--
Category total-40--
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing64---
English Language and Literature, General3242--
Category total3882--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Community Services5----
Category total5----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1----
French Language and Literature2-2--
German Language and Literature0----
Latin Language and Literature0----
Spanish Language and Literature2----
Category total5-2--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer13----
Critical Care Nursing-7---
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-30---
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General45----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1338---
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-6---
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-13---
Music Therapy/Therapist33---
Nurse Anesthetist-28---
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery-0---
Nursing Education----24
Nursing Practice--41--
Nursing Science--3--
Physical Therapy/Therapist--53--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse18915--3
Category total263140284-27
History, General2115--
Category total2115--
Legal Professions and Studies
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law-1---
International Law and Legal Studies-37---
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-30---
Legal Studies, General13----
Tax Law/Taxation-36---
Category total13104430--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies38----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-20---
Category total3820---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General6----
Mathematical Statistics and Probability13----
Mathematics, General552--
Mathematics, Other1----
Category total2552--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization2----
Historic Preservation and Conservation----0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--1--
Category total2-1-0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy34----
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management-14---
Category total3414---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management5020---
Category total5020---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies0----
Religion/Religious Studies1----
Category total16-3--
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General5----
Chemistry, General1118--
Chemistry, Other--3--
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other404--
Geology/Earth Science, General6----
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical217--
Physics, General512--
Physics, Other-11--
Category total36425--
Community Psychology713---
Counseling Psychology--3--
Psychology, General1831415--
Category total1902718--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-8---
Category total-8---
Social Sciences
Economics, General80----
Geography, Other---41
International Relations and Affairs60155--
Political Science and Government, General79----
Category total29316541
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5----
Art/Art Studies, General44---
Cinematography and Film/Video Production487---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General4----
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other1----
Film/Cinema/Video Studies-5---
Fine/Studio Arts, General11----
Graphic Design1----
Jazz/Jazz Studies1444--
Keyboard Instruments015--
Music Pedagogy-1---
Music Performance, General101411--
Music Theory and Composition625--
Music, General11----
Music, Other2517---
Musicology and Ethnomusicology-1---
Visual and Performing Arts, Other-4---
Voice and Opera322--
Category total1566428--
Grand total2,451912874530
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined6280
Swimming and Diving22
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1940 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses6/8/1978 - 3/13/2014Resigned
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools1/1/1941 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist3/12/1982 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs12/1/1966 -  Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs2/7/1989 -  Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration(!)7/1/1990 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/8/2006 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/8/2006 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language12/1/2001 -  Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level5/24/2005 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health10/1/1982 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1955 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1939 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 - 6/30/2007Resigned
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program(!)12/1/1968 -  Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program(!)4/1/1982 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations237737
Liquor law violations300
  • For Year 2011 Line B was changed from 11 to 77 due to a clarification in the Clery/UCR definition of arrest.
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations146030
Liquor law violations000
  • For year 2011 line b was changed from 5 to 60 due to a clarification in the Clery/UCR definition of arrest.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible153
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault030
Motor vehicle theft242
  • For 2011, Line C was changed from 2 to 5 because reclassification of 2 offenses. For 2011 Line G was changed from 30 to 19 after a case review based on further guidance several cases were reclassified.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible053
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • For 2011, Line C was changed from 2 to 5 because reclassification of 2 offenses. For 2011 Line G was changed from 22 to 11 after a case review based on further guidance several cases were reclassified.
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate3.5%2.7%
Number in default9573
Number in repayment2,6712,641
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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