University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
University Info | School of Engineering Info | Exchange Student Info
The University of Miami (UM) is a private research university with more than 17,000 students from around the world. UM, a vibrant and diverse academic community, is focused on educating and nurturing students, creating new knowledge, and providing service to the South Florida region and beyond. UM strives to develop future leaders of our nation and the world.
The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. UM is engaged in more than $324 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually. UM ranks No. 46 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 44 in the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.
The College of Engineering (CoE) is recognized for the quality and diversity of its faculty, students and curriculum. CoE is known for transforming lives through teaching, research, innovation and service.
Terms of Exchange
- Undergraduate students: Accepted
- Graduate students: NOT Accepted
- Computer Science majors: Accepted
English Proficiency Requirements
- Mininum TOEFL iBT score – 80
- Minimum IELTS score – 6.5
Fall, Spring, or Academic Year
Note: Academic Year study is granted on a case-by-case basis.
Academic Calendar | Semester Dates (including exam period)
- Fall: Mid-August to mid-December
- Spring: Mid-January to mid-May
- Aerospace Engineering
- Architectural Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Course Descriptions | Schedule of Classes
Workload per Semester
A minimum of 12 credits is required each semester.
Additional Application Materials
Students nominated by IIE to University of Miami will need also need to submit the UM online application.
If the applicant submits all application materials by the UM deadline, they will receive their acceptance on June 15 for fall semester and November 15 for spring semester.
On-campus accommodation is offered to exchange students based on availability.
Estimated Cost of Living
Estimated Cost of Attendance
Food/meals - included in housing cost (if student lives on campus)
Housing - $6,833 (includes meals) for semester
Local transportation - $512 per semester
Academic expenses - $500 per semester
Personal expenses - $1,050 per semester
Other administrative fees - $722 per semester (not including insurance)
Office Responsible for International Exchange Students
Office of Study Abroad | firstname.lastname@example.org
Coral Gables (sometimes referred to as The Gables) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, southwest of Miami. Located four miles from Miami International Airport, the "City Beautiful" has around 140 dining establishments and gourmet shops, and many notable international retailers.
North and South, East and West converge in South Florida, creating an energy unlike that of any other location. It is a place of economic growth, with thriving business and financial districts. It is home to a conglomeration of the world's cultures, offering an unparalleled diversity of ethnic backgrounds, religions, cultural traditions and lifestyles. With temperatures averaging 75-80 degrees year round, South Florida offers a never-ending calendar of events.
You can explore sailing on Biscayne Bay, hiking in the Everglades National Park or diving in the Florida Keys. Or maybe you'll venture to South Beach for its art deco architecture, sidewalk performers, world-famous nightclubs or relaxed afternoons by the ocean. Over 40 golf courses, 500 public parks and thousands of miles of paths for biking, jogging or inline skating and the miles of beaches make South Florida an outdoor lover's paradise.