University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL, USA


Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
  • Coed

Need Aware

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

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
Acceptance Rate
Students Applied
Transfer Acceptance Rate
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT Subject Tests
AP Course Credit
Dual Enrollment

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2021
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2021
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2021 May 1, 2020
Early Decision II
January 1, 2020
Test Optional
Application Fee
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
Out-Of-State Students
US States Represented
Countries Represented
Submitting ACT
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 32
Average SAT Composite: 1365
SAT Percentiles

Average GPA
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
Top 25%
Top 50%

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 305-284-4323
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
UM is not Harvard or MIT but it is a very competitive academically. The student body and staff hold themselves to very high standards. So first and foremost, you need to be about academics if you want to come to my school. Not only that but a robust student. Extracurricular activities are very important.
Jude from Miami, FL
The essay portion of the application is crucial. Write something that makes you unique and shows that you have potential as a student. Don't be afraid to make it personal, either.
Brittany from Miami, FL
Definitely apply early action if you know this is the school for you! Join the facebook groups, they actually help. Everyone is really friendly and I got to know a couple of people even before I set foot on campus!
Mashail from Boynton Beach, FL
The University of Miami...Welcome to the wonderful world of wildlife, sports, nightlife, sunshine, academics and cultural diversity. UM sets high standards for its students and is constantly challenging us. Another good point to mention is the diversity aspect; we come from all over the world...literally. We are represented by the one and only Sebastian Ibis who never fails to get the crowd hype. And once you're apart of this family, there is no doubt that you'll bleed orange and green for life. The pride at the University of Miami runs thick as we support our fellow Hurricanes in all endeavors. So take a dive on the wild side and make sunny Coral Gables, FL and the University of Miami your college destination!
Jazzmyne @ UM
Study hard, play hard. That expression is so easy to accomplish here. On the one hand, you have numerous academic facilities just waiting to answer any question you might have. On the other hand, there's the nightlife of Miami, complete with 18+ clubs so that everyone can be legally included in the fun. Another tip: have fun. It's okay if you don't know what you want to study freshman year. That's what college is supposed to be for!! Explore your interests, figure out what you love and how to make a career out of it. Learn to love to learn.
Rachel from Coral Gables, FL
classes are small because the university wants its students to build relationships with professors, so do that. professors in your major will be excellent sources of research job opportunities, letters of recommendation, and mentoring.
use the on-campus amenities to the fullest. the wellness center is enormous and the perfect place to practice your sport or get in shape. sports games are free for students and a great way to spend an evening. shuttles are available for certain off-campus hotspots, and those are free with student id as well.
computer science student
Make sure you explore all your options. While this is a great school, you need to make sure that the prospective major you are choosing is included at UM. Don't come here because you want to see warm weather - you have the rest of your life to see that. Come down to Miami because of the educational opportunities available here. Come down because you know you will receive the best undergraduate/graduate education here. Make your decisions after you visit all your chosen schools and make a decision based on financial need. It is very expensive to attend this school.
Bijal from Pembroke Pines, FL
Prospective students should know that the University of Miami takes the best subject score of the ACT. Should you take the ACT more than once it will take the highest composite score and break apart the subject scores from each test. It combines them all for your best possible scores.
Maureen from Webster City, IA
Apply early action.
Sal from Metairie, LA
Join clubs or organizations! It's such an easy and fun way to make new friends while doing something you enjoy.
Kelly from Coral Gables, FL

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