University of Miami (UM)

Miami, FL

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University of Miami

University of Miami

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
General Natural Resources Management and Policy
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Keyboard Instruments (Piano, Organ)
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music Theory and Composition
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Other Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
Other Music
Other Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature
Voice and Opera


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Real Estate

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Broadcast Journalism
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Design
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television


Major Bachelors Masters
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Educational Evaluation and Research
Elementary Education and Teaching
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Music Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Secondary Education


Major Bachelors Masters
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Family and Community Services

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Critical Care Nursing
Family Practice Nurse / Nursing
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Music Therapy/Therapist
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Midwife / Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Education
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Historic Preservation and Conservation

Legal Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD, SJD)
Legal Studies
Other Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Tax Law/Taxation (LL.M, J.S.D./S.J.D.)

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Exercise Physiology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Microbiology and Immunology
Oncology and Cancer Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Statistics and Probability

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology/Earth Science
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Community Psychology
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Political Science and Government
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science

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UM Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave University of Miami 3 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 2003

Academics Rating

Lots of small classes and hands-on professors. Felt like there was a good amount of variety in course offerings. Classes were good, but not too crazy intense. Once I got into my major it was easy to get to know the teachers and develop a good relationship.

Academics Rating

UM Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 91%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Other: physical therapy, physicians assistant, forensics

Class Sizes at University of Miami

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 53%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 5%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 41%
  • 100+ Students: 2%
Fewer than 20 Students 53%
50 - 100 Students 5%
20 - 49 Students 41%
100+ Students 2%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 61
  • Latino: 20
  • Asian: 10
  • Unknown and Other: 5
  • African American: 4
Caucasian 61
Latino 20
Asian 10
Unknown and Other 5
African American 4

Faculty at University of Miami

Total Faculty 2,951
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11
Full-Time Professors 9,564
Male Faculty 1,845
Part-Time Professors 636
Women Faculty 1,106

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