University of Miami is on a 240-acre campus in the suburban setting of Coral Gables, Florida, not far from Miami.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Miami students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Miami has fraternities and sororities.
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 events are Homecoming, SportsFest and Hug the Lake OR HP Canes Carnival.
This table offers information on housing at University of Miami.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||43%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||5,307|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||5,157|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||57%|
University of Miami offers housing for students. 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 2022, 43% of undergrads at University of Miami lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 57% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Miami. There are 5,307 spots available in on-campus housing for all 12,089 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 5,157 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.
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||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||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. 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.
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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