Miami, FL

Miami Skyline Harbor Florida at sunset with boats in view

Miami, FL is a popular destination city for beachgoers from all over the country, and it boasts miles of beaches, things to do nearly 24/7, and a decent cost of living compared to some other beach cities (especially those on the west coast). More than 10% of Florida residents live in Miami-Dade County, and about half of a million of them live in the city limits of Miami. 

In addition to a lot of fun, education is very much a part of the Miami identity, with “The U” (The University of Miami) considered the flagship university in this big, fun, south Florida city. Here is a look at the rest of the college landscape in Miami. 

Universities in Miami, FL – 4-Year Colleges and Online

Peaceful view of the Coral Gables campus, at the University of Miami in Miami, FL

The University of Miami has 17,000 students on its campus, which offers students a traditional “big school” education with Division 1 sports, events, and conferences. Here is a list of the other 4-year universities that offer a full range of degree programs:

  • Atlantis University
  • Barry University
  • Carlos Albizu University
  • City College of Miami
  • Florida International University
  • Miami-Dade College
  • Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Miami
  • Trinity International University

There are also options for more focused universities with 4-year degrees, such as The St. John Vianney College Seminary and The Miami University of Art and Design.

Community Colleges in Miami, FL

The City College of Miami has several 2-year programs in addition to a handful of bachelor’s degrees. Other community college options in Miami are the Florida Career College, The College of Business and Technology, and The American Medical Academy. 

Get to Know Miami, FL

If you like to have a good time, Miami has a lot to offer and has a deserved reputation for being a party city. However, that doesn’t mean students looking for a relaxed atmosphere won’t find what they’re looking for in Miami. There are many pockets of arts districts, and the beaches are wide and long, offering space and relaxation very close to the bustle of the city. 

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