University of Miami
The University of Miami usually referred to as UM, UMiami, U of M is a private research university in Coral Gables, Florida. As of 2019, the university offered 12 separate colleges/schools, including the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in Miami's Health District, a law school on the main campus, and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science focused on the study of oceanography and atmospheric sciences on Virginia Key, with research facilities at the Richmond Facility in southern Miami-Dade County.
In addition the University of Miami offers several undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree programs, of which 63 are research/scholarship and four professional areas of study. Over the years, the university's students have represented all 50 states and close to 150 foreign countries. With thousands of full- and part-time faculty and staff, UM is a top employer in Miami-Dade County. UM's main campus in Coral Gables has 239 acres and over 5.7 million square feet of buildings.
Research is a component of each academic division, with UM attracting millions in sponsored research grants in FY 2019. UM offers a large library system with over 3.9 million volumes and exceptional holdings in Cuban heritage and music.
UM also offers a wide range of student activities, including fraternities and sororities, a student newspaper and a radio station. UM's intercollegiate athletic teams, collectively known as the Miami Hurricanes, compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. UM's football team has won five national championships since 1983 and its baseball team has won four national championships since 1982.
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