Points of Pride
High Academic Standards
- More than 95% of Miami's Oxford and Regionals graduates (per surveys and national data) were employed or in graduate school by Fall 2015. (2016)
- In the 2015 edition of America's Best Colleges, U.S. News ranks Miami's engineering program 29th in the nation in the category of "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs where the highest degree is a bachelor's or master's."
- The 2015 edition of the Princeton Review lists Miami's undergraduate Entrepreneurship program among the nation's 25 best.
- The Princeton Review ranks Miami's Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies Games Center 30th best in the nation (2016). Miami's digital game studies program was also ranked as a top program by Animation Career Review (2016).
- In the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015, Miami ranks among the top 25 public universities for programs in architecture and music.
- In the latest Institute for International Education report on the number of students studying abroad, Miami ranks 2nd among public doctoral institutions nationwide. The latest figures show approximately 42% of Miami students study abroad before they graduate. Miami ranks No.19 nationwide among all universities for total number of students, both graduate and undergraduate, studying abroad. (2015)
- Miami's Institute for Entrepreneurship is the #6 public institution and overall 11th in the nation for best undergraduate entrepreneurship education, as ranked by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review. Among programs with only an undergraduate focus, Miami ranks 1st among publics. (2016)
- Miami's accountancy program is ranked 3rd in the nation among schools without doctoral programs by Public Accounting Report. (2016)
- Miami ranked 14th nationally among state universities for return on investment for graduates with humanities majors, according to Payscale.com. (2015)
- For the seventh consecutive year, BusinessWeek magazine's ranking of undergraduate business programs includes Miami's Farmer School of Business among the nation's top 25, ranking it 8th among public universities and colleges. (2014)
- According to U.S. News and World Report's 2017 edition of Best Graduate Schools, Miami is ranked among the top 30 schools in the nation for part-time MBA programs. Other Miami graduate programs ranked among the top 100 in their respective program areas include speech-language pathology, English, and history.
- Among Miami seniors, the acceptance rate to law school is 94%, compared to a national average of 83%. In recent years, Miami students have been accepted to the nation's top law schools, including Harvard and Columbia. (2014)
- The medical school acceptance rate for Miami students is 62%, compared to 45% nationally. (2014)
- The latest data on student retention shows that 90.3% of first-year students return for their sophomore year. (2015)