University of Miami

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Coral Gables, FL

$52,080

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

Acceptance Rate Insight

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.

33% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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91% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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83% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

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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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-32

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1250-1420

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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18k

Students enrolled

33%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

39%

Hispanic

25%

Non-U.S. Citizen

13%

Black

9%

Unknown

5%

Asian

5%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

14% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

3

Total Online Enrollment

5,913

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 5% online

Master's Check Bold 3% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $52,080 $52,080
Graduate $39,060 $39,060

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $15,470
On-campus other expenses $3,560
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $19,190
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,560
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,560

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $72,110 $72,110
Off-campus without family $75,830 $75,830
Off-campus with family $56,640 $56,640

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

19%

State Grant Aid

27%

Institution Grant Aid

62%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,624
State Grant Aid $9,683
Institution Grant Aid $35,163
Pell Grant Aid $4,819

Financial Outlook

$17k

Average student debt after graduation

$55k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.