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Reviews 2509 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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4 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: Significant efforts are made to ensure that students are safe and feel safe while on campus at all times.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Plenty of job fairs on campus, as well as recruiters. The career center offers assistance all year round.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: It is alright, but I do believe it is overpriced.

4 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Lots of school spirit and involvement when it comes to athletics as our teams excel in their sports.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Met great people and had an unforgettable experience.

4 College Junior

Athletics: Athletics play a huge role at UM. With all Division 1 sports teams, some of the top performing in the country (baseball and tennis), there are plenty of activities to get excited about. If you are a sports fan, the sense of community, team pride, and fan support is second to none here. From tail gating to fan-packed stadiums, there is something for everyone. If you like sports but don't want to participate in varsity sports, there are plenty of intramural and club sports to choose from.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: UM is an incredible top 50 university in the tropics with something to offer for everyone. Passionate professors that are the best in their respective fields, and a sense of community that cares about success. No matter what you aspire to do, UM will help you achieve the utmost success in that field. They will help bridge the gap between you and your goals, and if they can't do it, their extensive network of alumni will be there to help.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Just like any other college I had some good and some bad professors so the best thing to do is either ask upperclassmen or go on ratemyprofessor to see whos good.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I received some part time job opportunities but im still trying to get into research and eventually medical school.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We have blue phones to alert the police and apps in the app store for when you walk alone back to your dorms at night.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Good place to meet other people and the community style isnt too bad once you get used to it.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Frat parties are fun and pretty easy to get in but theres a lot to do around Miami.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: We need a stadium nearby and we also need an indoor practice field.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the atmosphere and the small school and class sizes. The only problem is that its expensive.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I very much like my school. Classes were much better here than in high school, and it was wonderful being able to tailor your schedule to more closely fit your interests.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I feel like Miami has a good alumni network, and a good "brand." There's also a good connection with the medical school, and a program that allows you to begin medical school early.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus feels pretty safe to me, and I did not feel unsafe wandering campus at night (when in a group).

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Dorms are small but adequate and easy to make feel like home. I lived on a substance free floor and loved it-- it was quiet and calm and everyone was very nice. I also adored my RA. The communal bathroom left a lot to be desired. The showers often had loose hair in them, the temperatures were inconsistent (shifted between freezing and scalding hot entirely on their own), and the drains occasionally became backed up.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: We're not great at football. However, everyone is very spirited. Sportsfest is super fun for freshmen.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Campus is gorgeous, and most people are very friendly. However there is a small sense of elitism. Facilities leave something to be desired. The student body is diverse, and classes are generally good. The school is very expensive, and financial aid can be somewhat difficult to navigate.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I have not been to the campus yet.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The application process was very easy for me.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I won't be living on campus because I am a graduate student.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am not interested in Greek Life.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I'm not familiar with the athletics department.


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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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