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University of Miami

University of Miami

The University of Miami is a private research university with approximately 10,000 full-time degree-seeking undergraduates and 5,000 full-time degree-seeking graduate students from around the world. We transform lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our core values of diversity, integrity, responsibility, excellence, compassion, creativity, and teamwork, the University of Miami creates a learning environment in which contributions are recognized and valued. With the flexibility to choose from more than 180 majors and programs across nine schools and colleges, you are encouraged to design a curriculum that is distinctly you. Furthermore, our unique Cognates Program offers general education requirements that will reflect your individual interests and goals. You can translate acquired knowledge, experiences, and connections into fulfilling achievements through our academic breadth and more than 280 clubs and organizations.

The vibrant and diverse city of Miami offers a range of internship opportunities in your own backyard, from nonprofit organizations to multinational corporations. We educate leaders, problem solvers, and agents of change who are passionate about learning and eager to contribute to their community with projects ranging from volunteer experiences to cutting-edge research.

The diversity of academics, resources, and students at UM make it the perfect place to gain a truly comprehensive education.

 

Acceptance Rate: 38% (Fall 2016)
Mean ACT: 30 (Fall 2016)
International Students: 14%
Student to Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Mascot: Sebastian the Ibis
Football Team: The Hurricanes
Colors: Orange, Green and White
Founded: 1925