Schools and Colleges

An innovator in global health care education, the School of Nursing and Health Studies provides students with a range of undergraduate study options.
The School of Communication prepares students to navigate information, entertainment, academic, and professional careers with creativity, skill, and social responsibility.
One of the most industry-relevant music schools in the nation, the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music ensures that students stay on top of all the changes in today’s highly competitive music profession.

Academic Opportunities

The University of Miami’s 12 Schools and Colleges, located on three campuses in Coral Gables, Virginia Key, and downtown Miami, offer a myriad of exploration, learning, and challenges to our students.

The 239-acre main campus in Coral Gables, Florida, is home to two colleges and seven schools. The Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science is located on an 18-acre waterfront campus on Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay.

The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine campus consists of 72 acres within the 153-acre UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center complex. The medical center includes three University-owned hospitals that make up UHealth – University of Miami Health System: University of Miami Hospital, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/University of Miami Hospital & Clinics, and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Engaged in more than 180 academic programs and majors, undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world come to the University of Miami to pursue their passions and set a course for future success. UM’s unique location and programs provide you the experience and knowledge to jumpstart your career.

About 50 percent of classes for undergraduates have 17 or fewer students; about 75 percent of classes have 27 or fewer students.

The University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

School of Architecture

The School of Architecture trains visionary practitioners who pursue architecture as a combination of civic art and building science.

College of Arts and Sciences

At the College of Arts and Sciences, we empower students with critical thinking skills, creativity, technological competency, communication ability, and cultural understanding.

Miami Herbert Business School

At Miami Herbert Business School, we develop principled leaders who transform global business and society.

School of Communication

The study and practice of communication is foundational to every human endeavor, with relevance to a variety of academic subjects and professional practices. This is particularly pertinent now, in our networked, global information environment of the 21st century.

School of Education & Human Development

The School of Education & Human Development consists of three departments: Educational and Psychological Studies, Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, and Teaching and Learning.

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering is focused on educating the next generation of engineers to prepare societal leaders with strong scientific and technical skills combined with an ethical and moral outlook to impact academia, business, government and/or the non-profit sector.

School of Law

The University of Miami School of Law is on the 260­-acre main campus of one of the largest private research universities in the United States; no other law school in the nation is located in a region that affords this exceptional mix of diverse perspectives and opportunities.

Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science

From humble beginnings in the 1940's, the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science has grown into one of the leading academic oceanographic and atmospheric research institutions in the world. 

Miller School of Medicine

At the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, we empower medical students to transform lives and serve the global community.

Frost School of Music

The Frost School of Music is one of the most highly acclaimed innovative music schools in the United States. Frost is a progressive school where you can BUILD YOURSELF into a self-assured music professional.

School of Nursing and Health Studies

At the School of Nursing and Health Studies, we transform lives and health care through education, research, innovation, and service across the hemisphere.

The Graduate School

The Graduate School, founded in 1941 at the University of Miami, is among the most comprehensive in the country. The diversity of academic programs is only matched by the diversity of the student body both culturally and geographically.