ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About MDC

Miami Dade College Overview

Miami Dade College is a public, state school in the city of Miami, Florida. MDC was founded in 1960 and enrolls 44,002 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at MDC!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of MDC's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? MDC students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

MDC does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? MDC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at MDC on the Student Life page.

2022 MDC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,203
Out-of-State $10,771
Percent of Need Met 66%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,114

Is MDC a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what MDC offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at MDC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for MDC Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with MDC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Miami Dade College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

MDC's endowment was valued at $272.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $3,824 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at MDC

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

MDC meets 66% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend MDC full-time are awarded $6,114 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at MDC.

Based on this information, is MDC the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is MDC a good school for you?

If Miami Dade College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


Still Searching for Colleges?

To learn more about MDC, choose from the options below:

Admissions

Student Life

Academics

Tuition & Aid

MDC Community Forums

Then use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting admitted to some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

Where is MDC?

MDC is located in the urban setting of Miami, Florida.

If you would like to see MDC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Turnpike to Miami, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Miami International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what MDC and Miami are like without leaving home.

Considering Colleges and Universities in Florida?

See a full list of colleges in Florida and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

300 Northeast Second Avenue Miami, FL 33132

Campus Setting: Urban

MDC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to MDC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to MDC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

MDC ACT Scores

ic_reflect

ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

MDC SAT Scores

ic_reflect

Composite SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Math SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Reading SAT Range

Not available

MDC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,766

In State

$8,726

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,987
$7,947
Fees
$779
$779
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at MDC is like? There are approximately 44,002 students enrolled at MDC. 42% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from FL and 1% percent of students are from other states.

42%

Full Time

58%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

44,002

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,766

Out-of-State

$8,726

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About MDC?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation