Founded in 1925, the University of Miami is consistently and consecutively ranked as a top 50 national university and the number one private university in Florida. With more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community situated on several campuses located in and around the city of Miami.
Led by President Donna E. Shalala, the university includes 11 schools and colleges that offer more than 180 majors and academic programs. UM alumni, totaling 184,000, live in all 50 states and 154 countries. Students earn the same prestigious University of Miami degree by choosing to earn their degree through UOnline. These graduates also join a vast network of UM faculty, students, and alumni around the world.
The University of Miami is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Miami.