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University of Miami has several thriving Hurricane Productions. In fact, more students participate in the Hurricane Productions than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Miami include Federation of Club Sports, Association of Greek Letter Organizations, Panhellenic Council and Scuba Club.
University of Miami students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, SportsFest and Hug the Lake OR HP Canes Carnival.
This table offers information on housing at University of Miami.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes||–|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes||–|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||–||37%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||–||4,583|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||–||4,671|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||–||–|
University of Miami offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Miami students live off campus. In 2023, 37% of undergrads at University of Miami lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 63% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Miami. There are 4,583 spots available in on-campus housing for all 12,504 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 4,671 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 33% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Miami offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Miami there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Miami:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||–|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Miami is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Miami campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Miami offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, University of Miami has programs, seminars, activities, classes and publications are available to students, faculty, staff, parents and friends.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Miami, take Interstate 95 to Coral Gables, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Miami International Airport airport.
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