University of Miami Profile


The University of Miami, founded in 1925, is a private, comprehensive university. Its 260-acre main campus is located in Coral Gables, four miles south of downtown Miami.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 38% of 27,747 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: Yes
Regular Admission Deadline: January 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Very Important
Extracurricular Activities: Very Important

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 4.2
SAT Math: 630-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 600-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 600-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 28-32 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: $58,782
Tuition and Fees: $41,220
Room and Board: $11,882
Average Percent of Need Met: 82%
Average Freshman Award: $32,793
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $26,297


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,043
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-59 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

E-mail: (None)
Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 0001536: Free

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