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Universities in Miami, The United States

There are a number of universities in Miami that students can enroll in. Some of these universities are as discussed below.

The University of Miami

This a private non-sectarian university located in Coral Gables, Florida. The university has 12 different schools/colleges. Some of these include a law school on the main campus, the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine situated in the Health District of Miami, and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science which focuses on the study of atmospheric sciences and oceanography; this school is located on Virginia Key and has research facilities at the Richmond Facility located in southern Miami-Dade County.

116 undergraduate, 105 graduate, and 63 doctoral degree programs are offered at the university. Of the 63 doctorate programs, 59 of them are scholarship/research and four specialized areas of study. The university has a huge library system with more than 3.1 million volumes of books and incomparable holdings in Cuban music and heritage. It also has a lot of activities students can engage in, for instance, sororities and fraternities, a radio station and a student paper.

Florida International University in Miami

This is the only public research university in Miami. It offers bachelors, masters, and doctorate degree programs to its students. The university is acknowledged as a top-tier research learning institution and it places emphasis on research as a key element of the school’s mission. The School of Computing and Information Sciences’ Discovery Lab and the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine are among some of the centers, schools, and colleges that vigorously improve the institution’s capability to come up with new standards via research initiatives.

Barry University in Miami

At Barry University, students are motivated to bring out positive change in the local and international community. All the undergraduate and graduate degree programs offer students hands-on experience and allow them to put into practice what they have learned in class to a world that keeps changing rapidly. Students get to work with professors who challenge, mentor, and encourage them.

Miami International University of Art & Design

This university was initially referred to as the International Fine Arts College. It is a for-profit institution and a member of The Art Institutes. This is a corporate system of over 40 learning institutions situated in the whole of North America, offering education in culinary arts, fashion, visual arts, media, and design.

The university was founded in 1965 and it offers career-oriented education in the applied arts and design. The learning programs are structured to make every student marketable after graduation.

Carlos Albizu University in Miami

This is a private not-for-profit university. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of education, human service, ESOL, criminal justice, speech and language, and psychology. The main campus is in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It also has a branch campus in Miami, Florida, and another educational location in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

St. Thomas University in Miami

This is a private, not-for-profit Catholic university. It offers 35 undergraduate, 27 graduate, 5 doctoral degree programs, and 1 specialized law program.

Nova Southeastern University

This is also a private nonprofit university. The university is made up of 18 schools and colleges and it offers more than 175 programs with over 250 majors. Professional degrees offered by the university include allied health, nursing, occupational therapy, education, physical therapy, optometry, dentistry, pharmacy, allopathic medicine, business, and law.

These are just but a few of the universities in Miami. Others include Talmudic University, Miami Dade College, Miami Culinary Institute, Manchester Business School, Keiser University, Johnson and Wales University, and Florida Memorial University.



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