Location
Coral Gables, FL
Undergrads
9,979
Tuition
$41,220
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 1765 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Miami athletics are a huge deal around here, and involvement is phenomenal! The school is always improving in terms of athletic facilities and making the student experience more enjoyable, so the spirit is great!

5 College Sophomore

Weather: It's Miami. I am at the beach in January! I think the weather makes the campus a lot more pleasant, though it also can make studying difficult when it is perfect outside all the time!

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: UM is within walking distance to many dining options, and a short metro rail ride away from the rest. Local spots such as GPS and TCBY offer student discounts, and there is almost any cuisine you can think of available!

3 College Student

Nightlife: I don't know about it.....................................

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Student

Campus Strictness: It is average. But if you are strict to yourself you are fine

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Student

Athletics: many games and activities around sports. It also has diving and surfing

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Transportation: Its convenient , there is metrorail and buses around.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Student

Computers: It has many labs and the internet speed is fast. But WIFI always got disconnected.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Student

Academics: It's pretty good. I think everything goes well.....

3 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: I rarely go dinning off-campus, so I don't quit know the information

3 College Student

Drug Safety: I don't see it myself, but heard some news about it

3 College Student

Majors: It is a nice major, but I want to change to another one

3 College Student

Health & Safety: I feel its good although there are emails about various crime activities going on

3 College Student

Campus Housing: It is nice. I think living out of campus is cheaper and nicer.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Students can often find drugs and alcohol nearby.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The Campus Housing is okay, but could be better.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Off-Campus Housing is difficult to come by.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: There is a wide array of people at the University.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: The Nightlife is very materialistic.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Going out to eat is very easy at the University.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: There is a lot of team spirit at the U.

4 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: I believe the campus is very lenient.

5 College Freshman

Weather: The weather is one of the best parts about school.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life affects the social scene immensely.

4 College Freshman

Academics: I enjoy going to class and find my professors engaging and the topics interesting.

1 person found this useful Report
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Sana Khan
Hometown
Lauderhill, FL
Major
Biochemistry/Mathematics
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Despite daily griping about tuition costs, parking, thunderstorms, and hard classes, most students really seem to enjoy UM. Excellent attributes like the nightlife, weather, and culture seem to cancel out some of the bad things about being in Miami. For some students, these bad things include the unapproachable "hot" girls and guys on campus, while others find life in the dorms to be a challenge. The complaints about college are basically what you'd expect to hear anywhere. It appears that the bad things at UM really aren't that bad, but the good things are very good. Miami is one of the coolest cities in the world for a college student, and that goes deeper than just the superficial bar and club scene.

Students who are unhappy generally figure it out within a semester and transfer out of UM, usually to somewhere closer to home. College is tough, especially the first couple weeks if you come without knowing anyone. Making a whole new group of friends for the first time since kindergarten is one of the hardest and most stressful things you may ever have to do. But the end result of this process is friendships that you'll likely maintain for the rest of your life. Whether it's your roommate, classmates, fraternity brother, or sorority sister, college is a time when you should make friends and have fun. Despite the initial challenges of coming to college, there are few cities in the world that are as fun as Miami.

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