The Best & Worst

Location
Coral Gables, FL
Undergrads
9,979
Tuition
$41,220
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Sports teams
  2. 2
    Hot guys and girls
  3. 3
    Local clubs and bars - Miami has great nightlife, and some bars and clubs don't close until 4 a.m.
  4. 4
    Walking around in December in sandals
  5. 5
    Local culture (Little Havana and South Beach)
  6. 6
    Great off-campus restaurants
  7. 7
    Arranging classes so that you have Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays off
  8. 8
    Walking past a lake and palm trees on the way to class every day
  9. 9
    Diversity
  10. 10
    Miami's 24-hour culture

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
91% of students return after their first year.
Proven Success
81% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
95% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
72% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
50% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Accepting Campus Community
80% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Great Local Atmosphere
89% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
69% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Vibrant Social Scene
56% of students surveyed agreed that there are lots of popular activities around campus every day.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 51/49 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 52% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.
Extremely Diverse
One of the most racially diverse campuses-62% of students are minorities.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    The traffic everywhere in Miami
  2. 2
    When tropical storms and hurricanes cause several straight days of rain
  3. 3
    Parking availability close to the dorms
  4. 4
    Dining halls
  5. 5
    Dorms with shared bathrooms
  6. 6
    Struggling to understand Spanish and Spanish accents around Miami
  7. 7
    The packed Metrorail ride to the Orange Bowl on game days
  8. 8
    High tuition costs
  9. 9
    Snobby people
  10. 10
    Long distances between buildings

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $41,220, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive to Just Get By
52% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was worse than average.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $6,914.
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