University of MiamiSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Coral Gables, Florida Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other schools.

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About University of Miami

Located in Miami, Florida, the University of Miami enrolls more than 18,000 students annually. This private, nonprofit school is comprised of 12 academic schools and departments and features three campuses. Students can choose from over 180 undergraduate majors and more than 200 graduate programs. The leading research institute is home to nearly 30 research centers and institutes, plus over 400 student organizations. UM's acceptance rate is 27%, and its graduation rate is 83%.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

27% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 27%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 93%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 83%


Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1270-1440

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 29-32

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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Female Student Population


Student to Faculty Ratio


Students Enrolled






Non-U.S. Citizen








Two or more races


American Indian/Alaska Native


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander


Socio-Economic Diversity

13% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $7,174
State Grant Aid $9,939
Institution Grant Aid $30,763
Pell Grant Aid $4,771

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.