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Colleges / University of Miami

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL 4-Year Private

About University of Miami

University of Miami is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Coral Gables, FL, less than an hour from Miami.

Founded in 1925, the institution currently enrolls around 17,809 students a year, including 11,334 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

University of Miami's endowment was valued at $997,413,188 in 2021. For each full-time student, University of Miami spends about $34,929.

2021 Admissions Facts About University of Miami

Acceptance rate: 33%

Average GPA: 3.6

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1

What's the acceptance rate at University of Miami in 2021?

University of Miami is a very difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at University of Miami is 33 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 /4.0.

In 2021, 11,444 applicants were waitlisted and 781 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of Miami a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 2,052 students who started at University of Miami as first-time freshman, 1,478 graduate within four years.

Around 83 percent of students who started at University of Miami earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 47 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $54,554 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $18,645 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Miami sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Miami a good school for YOU?

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University of Miami's application deadline is January 1. All applicants will be notified by April 1.

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College Info

PO Box 248025 Coral Gables, FL 33124

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Miami Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Miami is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Miami is Jun 1.

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

University of Miami ACT Scores


ACT Range

29 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above


29 to 32


29 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Miami is 30. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Miami. Students with an ACT score that falls between 29 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 29 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Miami SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1280 - 1420


Math SAT Range

640 - 740


Reading SAT Range

630 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1420 and Above


1280 to 1420


1280 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Miami students is 1348. Applicants with SAT scores of 1420 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Miami, while applicants with SAT scores between 1280 to 1420 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1280 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Miami.

University of Miami Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Miami is like? There are approximately 17,811 students enrolled at University of Miami, including 11,307 undergraduate students and 6,504 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 39% percent are from FL and 61% percent of students are from other states.


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Jan 1
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