University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL 33146
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The University of Miami is a private, non-profit university in Coral Gables, Florida. Coral Gables is part of the Miami metro area and is considered one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the region. One of the highlights of the university is the size of the classes. The 12:1 student to faculty ratio provides a more intimate learning experience and gives students more interaction with their professors. Despite the low student to faculty ratio, the university enrolls over 17,000 students. The courses are offered through 12 different colleges and schools, including the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies offers students several ways to pursue a career as a nurse, including BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, MSN, DNP, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. programs. The school has offered nursing programs for over 70 years. The long history of the school has allowed them to partner with over 170 clinics in the region, including the University of Miami Hospital, giving students many opportunities for hands-on clinical experience. The school also has a state-of-the-art simulation hospital featuring high-tech mannequins, actors, and students to simulate real trauma. The traditional BSN program is accredited by the CCNE.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students17,003
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate91%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 24
Post-master's certificate 3 10
Master's degree 6 28
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 7
Doctor's degree - professional practice 6 25
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1940 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1968 - 12/31/2006
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
06/08/1978 - 03/13/2014
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
05/24/2005 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1982 - 12/31/2006



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1230 to 1420
ACT28 to 32
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $85

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$1,960/credit
In State Students$1,960/credit
Out of State Students$1,960/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,960/credit
In State Students$1,960/credit
Out of State Students$1,960/credit

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 $88,200 $88,200 $88,200
ADN 70 $137,200 $137,200 $137,200
BSN 125 $245,000 $245,000 $245,000
FNP 50 $98,000 $98,000 $98,000
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, 76% of University of Miami's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 13% $4,480
Other Federal Grant 10% $2,893
State Grant & Scholarships 29% $6,411
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 58% $21,325
Federal Student Loans 30% $4,271
Private Loans 4% $20,271


Average Net Price
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$22,641
$30,001 to $48,000$15,596
$48,001 to $75,000$19,779
$75,001 to $110,000$25,551
Over $110,000$39,815

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
University of Miami
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33146

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