University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate91%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 167
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Bachelor's degree 10
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 84
Critical Care Nursing Master's degree 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 7
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 10
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 10

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Miami

City College-Miami
3.55 miles away
Barry University
12.03 miles away
Nova Southeastern University
24.87 miles away
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
32.89 miles away
City College-Fort Lauderdale
32.92 miles away
Palm Beach Atlantic University
69.39 miles away
Ave Maria University
83.86 miles away
Southeastern University
188.92 miles away
Florida Southern College
189.78 miles away

Accreditations

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

Admissions

38%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading600 to 680
SAT: Math610 to 710
SAT: Writing580 to 680
ACT Composite28 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

Cost (Net Price)

$37,424

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$26,911
30k to 48k$18,903
48k to 75k$23,046
75k to 110k$28,385
Over 110k$37,351
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

67%

Recipients

$23,168

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

13%

Recipients

$4,617

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

26%

Recipients

$11,535

Average Amount

Student Population

10,792

Undergrads

5,952

Graduates

8,683

Women

8,061

Men

92%

Full-time

8%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
39%
Hispanic
22%
Non-resident alien
16%
Black/African American
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing
University of Miami
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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