Miami Dade College
Miami, FL, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
SAT Subject Tests
No
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Test Optional
No
Application Fee
$30
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
Yes

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
US States Represented
37
Countries Represented
165
3.20
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
3894
$30k - $48k
970
$48k - $75k
330
$75k - $110k
43
$110k+
17

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 305-237-3131
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.10 Average Rating
My one and only tip for prospective students is that if you do apply to MDC and are eligible for their HONOR COLLEGE program please apply, because I am part of the HC and it was the best choice I have ever made.
Daymaris from Miami, FL
Don't procrastinate, make your time at Miami-Dade everything your High School Academic Career wasn't and a great University will be waiting for you!
Alexandra from Miami, FL
Take advantage of all the different opportunities Miami Dade College has to offer. Apply for the different Study Abroad programs, get involved in different clubs and organizations and establish a relationship with ALL of your professors, whether you like them or not. Don't sell yourself short and think oh, this is just Miami-Dade because it is a great stepping stone to start your path onto success and there are so many people that are willing to help you and guide you along the way! Take advantage of what you have at Miami Dade while you're there.
Elizabeth from Miami, FL
Prospective student should register early for classes so that you choose the ones you want because classes go by super quick and are filled up day-by-day.
Samantha from Miami, FL
Do not be procrastinators about picking your classes. Even if it may be a pain to try to pick your classes whether you go to student services or sign up online always try to get your classes the first week they open up. That way you can get the schedule you want and find the best teacher through Ratemyprofessor.com.
Also If you have decided what your majoring in, go to the main department in which your major falls in. You will find out what classes you must take for your major during each semester, if not you could fall behind because some classes can only be taken during certain semesters
Gabrielle from Miami, FL
-Register for classes early! They get filled really fast.

-Don't be afraid to take a mini-term or accelerated course. It is a great way to accumulate credits. Just make sure you are on top of game, so you won't put your GPA in danger.

-If books are to expensive don't buy. Instead rent or check out the school library and print the pages for term.

-Do have small talk with people in class. Comes in very hand when absent or studying for midterms/finals.
Diana from Miami, FL
Apply for The Honors College. The minimum class size is 25, so you can get individualized attention, you know everyone within the first semester, and you can get into some of the top colleges around; some have been accepted to Mount Holyoke and Georgetown. Plus, they pay for your tuition! I'm in the program this year, and I'm going to college for free!
Michelle from Miami, FL
There are several tips for prospective students:
1.) APPLY, APPLY, APPLY! Miami Dade is the gateway to more schools and opportunities.
2.) DO NOT TRANSFER without the Associate of Arts Degree. It is very important. You save two years worth of tuition, and you can avoid all the hassles of transferring without one.
3.) MEET with YOUR ADVISOR! This is very important. Especially if you want to complete your AA Degree on time.
4.) ALWAYS pay ATTENTION to YOUR G.P.A! The reason why is because if you do not do well in your class, your G.P.A. will drop. College G.P.A is not like a high school G.P.A where if a failing grade was received, your G.P.A. remained at a 3.4. Once YOUR G.P.A. drops, it is very hard to bring it up. There is also a risk of losing Financial Aid due to a low G.P.A. Financial Aid reviews your G.P.A. and credit completion requirements every year for Standards of Academic Progress.
5.) ALWAYS APPLY for FINANCIAL AID EVERY YEAR! It is very important to do so. Without financial aid, your classes WILL BE DROPPED!
6.) ALWAYS keep abreast of the new rules and changes at Miami Dade College. Especially with Financial Aid. Many people tend to forget that just because you are receiving money that does not need to be paid back, does NOT mean that you should go on a Financial Aid SHOPPING SPREE!
7.) Make sure that you REGISTER FOR CLASSES IN ADVANCE! Seats tend to fill up very quickly during peak registration times.
8.) If anything, always know that there are tutoring centers to help you.
9.) Have fun at Miami Dade College! The first two years are important.
Nadine from Miami, FL
-If you are a social person planning to go to this school make sure you have friends from High School living in Miami.
-If you are someone who needs to be academically challenged make sure you apply for the honors college and take high level classes or otherwise you'll find yourself bored in class.
Take advantage of the low tuition cost to take the classes that would be more expensive after you transfer out.
-Finally MDC takes a lot of your AP classes so make sure you take the tests even if you think you will only get a 3.
Tomas from Miami, FL

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