University of Miami School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Coral Gables, FL

$51,930

Avg tuition

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About University of Miami

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

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

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

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

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1270-1440

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 29-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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18k

Students Enrolled

22%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
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.

Demographics

White

38%

Hispanic

24%

Non-U.S. Citizen

16%

Black

8%

Unknown

6%

Asian

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

13

Total Online Enrollment

3,874

Student Location Breakout

22% 78%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 12% online

Master's 11% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

13%

State Grant Aid

24%

Institution Grant Aid

67%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

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

Financial Outlook

$55k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$17k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

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.