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Universities & Colleges in Miami

Miami has top Universities & Colleges!

Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the seat of Miami-Dade County, and the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida in the United States. The city covers an area of about 56 square miles between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east.

If you are in town visiting your alma mater or dropping off your favorite new freshman, the Hampton In & Suites® Miami Airport South Blue Lagoon is the place to stay. Our hotel is centrally located in Miami offering easy access to all Colleges and Universities in town.

Upon finishing your campus visit, take advantage of the best restaurants and night clubs you can find in Miami, all a short drive from the hotel. 

Florida International University

Florida International University is a public research university in University Park, Florida. It is a member of the State University System of Florida. FIU is the first and only school in South Florida to achieve the "Emerging Preeminence" designation by the Florida Legislature. 

FIU is Miami's public research university and offers more than 190 degree options, including South Florida's only public schools of law and medicine. To learn more about Florida International University [FIU] visit Florida International University

Miami Dade Community College

Miami Dade College is a public college in Miami, Florida. Founded in 1959, it has a total of eight campuses and twenty-one outreach centers throughout Miami-Dade County. It is the largest college in the Florida College System with over 165,000 students and the second-largest college or university in the United States. 

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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[13] and its baseball team has won four national championships since 1982.

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