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The University of Miami is a private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world. The University of Miami is comprised of 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Miami 44th in its “Best Colleges” listings, which represented the fourth consecutive year it has been ranked in the top 50, and it has continued to be the highest-ranked school in Florida. The University of Miami was established in 1925 during the region’s famous real estate boom. It is a major research institution that receives in excess of $360 million in research and sponsored program expenditures every year. Although the majority of the ...

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