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University of Miami Student Life

University of Miami is on a 239-acre campus in a suburban setting in Coral Gables, Florida, not far from Miami. University of Miami has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Miami also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Miami has a thriving Hurricane Productions. In fact, more students participate in 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 events are Homecoming, SportsFest and Hug the Lake OR HP Canes Carnival.

Does University of Miami offer student housing?

University of Miami offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Miami students live off campus. In 2021, 33% of undergrads at University of Miami lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Miami. There are 5,157 spots available in on-campus housing for all 11,334 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,692 students chose to live on-campus. 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.

Safety at University of Miami

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. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Miami offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, University of Miami has programs, seminars, activities, classes and publications are available to students, faculty, staff, parents and friends.

Plan a Visit to University of Miami

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of Miami, take Interstate 95 to Coral Gables, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Miami International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Florida you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Miami's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Miami Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

46%

In State

54%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

42%

23%

13%

9%

5%

4%

3%

0.12%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

11,334

Graduate Students

6,475

Non-Resident / International Students

1,423

University of Miami Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

17,809

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

33%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$53,682

Out-of-State

$53,682

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 1
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