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University of Miami Profile - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of Miami Description:

Chartered in 1925, the University of Miami is a fairly young university. Despite its name, the university is technically not in Miami, but in the well-to-do suburb of Coral Gables just south of the city. The University of Miami has a top-rated program in Marine Biology, and students flock to many of the business-related majors and nursing. Strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the school a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The university also gets high marks for the diversity of its student body. The Miami Hurricanes compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 16,172 (10,590 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 94% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $41,220
  • Books: $2,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,882
  • Other Expenses: $3,280
  • Total Cost: $58,782

University of Miami Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 75%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 73%
    • Loans: 35%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $26,434
    • Loans: $7,399

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Public Relations, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 91%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 69%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 81%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Information for Other Florida Colleges and Universities:

University of Miami Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.miami.edu/index.php/about_us/leadership/mission_statement/

"The University of Miami’s mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond. Committed to excellence and proud of the diversity of our University family, we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world."

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