Miami Dade College

Miami, FL 33132

Miami Dade College is one of the 40 public 4-year colleges in Florida. Its campus is large in size and located in Miami. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

MDC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,987, and fees were $851. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,947 and $1,714 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 120 475
Bachelor's degree 82 229
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 78.5%
  • NCLEX-PN: 34.3%

Compare Schools

Frequently compared schools

East Los Angeles College
offers 2 nursing programs
Pima Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Broward College
offers 1 nursing programs
Valencia College
offers 5 nursing programs
College of Southern Nevada
offers 5 nursing programs
Austin Community College District
offers 2 nursing programs
Houston Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Lone Star College System
offers 1 nursing programs
Northern Virginia Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
Tarrant County College District
offers 2 nursing programs

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Tarrant County College District

Health Education Training School, LLC
7.79 miles away
Azure College - Miami Gardens
10.49 miles away
Florida International University
11.47 miles away
Health Opportunity Technical Center, Inc.
11.49 miles away
Keiser Career College - Miami Lakes
12.59 miles away
American Medical Academy
14.92 miles away
Pines Vocational Training Institute, Inc.
16.1 miles away
Broward College
23.79 miles away
Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc
26.81 miles away
Broward County Blanche Ely High School
32.28 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1980 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$118/credit
In State Students$118/credit
Out of State Students$403/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,310 $5,310 $18,135
ADN 70 $8,260 $8,260 $28,210
BSN 125 $14,750 $14,750 $50,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Miami Dade College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 69% $4,917
Other Federal Grant 13% $523
State Grant & Scholarships 4% $1,479
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 33% $2,042
Federal Student Loans 3% $5,750
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,717
$30,001 to $48,000$7,482
$48,001 to $75,000$8,609
$75,001 to $110,000$10,087
Over $110,000$12,190

Calculate your net price

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered nurses ...

Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; ...

District 3 Scholarship

There are two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a nationally ...

District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

The scholarship is to students from Hillsborough County who are pursuing a Geriatric RN or graduate program.   Applicants must:   Be enrolled in a nationally accredited ...

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

Annual awards for Florida residents who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing program in Florida. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; ...

More scholarships


Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.

Miami Dade College
300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132

Find nursing programs near you