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University of Miami


University Information

Locaction: Coral Gables, Florida
Founded: 1925
Undergraduate Students: 10 800
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Private research university 
Website: welcome.miami.edu 

About the University

The University of Miami (U of M) is a private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world. It is constantly ranked as one of the best colleges in the nation and world. Comprised of 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate studies in more than 180 majors and programs (see the list below), the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.

Colleges and schools for both Undergraduate & Graduate students

  • School of Architecture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
  • Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies

This campus, located in Coral Gables, is just 7 miles from downtown Miami and has an active campus life environment with facilities such as cinema, observatory, concert hall, arboretum, performing arts center, museum and art galleries. UM also offers a large library system with over 3.1 million volumes and exceptional holdings in Cuban heritage and music. In addition, the university fields fifteen Division-1 sports teams known as the Miami Hurricanes, including the Hurricanes football team which is one of the most predominant college football programs in the nation.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

All international students are required to enroll in the University sponsored health insurance program. The annual premium for this coverage is added to each student’s fees. Optional coverage for dependents can be requested at the time the student is first able to enroll in the plan (within 14 days of the start of the semester). 

Cost: $1,700 Fall semester ; $2,600 Spring semester

Living on Campus: The University of Miami offers undergraduate on-campus housing in five residential colleges and University Village that is comprised of seven buildings and two parking garages. Admitted undergraduate students, following verification of acceptance to the University and payment of the enrollment deposit, can apply for housing on-line in CaneLink.

Click here for information about how to apply for On-Campus Housing and a Meal Plan.

Please visit the Department of Housing & Residential Life website for information about the Residential Colleges, moving into your residential room, and more.

Cost: $6,390 per semester

Living off campus: For information about and assistance with off-campus housing options, click Off-Campus.

$970 annually

The average budget per month is: $1200-1700

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $16,410 per semester or $32,824 for the year