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  • Locations: Miami, FL, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall / Academic Year, Spring
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Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Disciplines Available (engineering or related field): Aerospace, Architectural, Biomedical, Civil, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical Click here for a definition of this term Graduate Students Accepted?: No
Program Description:

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

University Info   |   College of Engineering Info   |   Exchange Student Info

Fast Facts

  • 46% of our entering first year students graduated in the top 10% of their high school class, and 30% graduated in the top 5% of their high school class.
  • 55% of our freshman class speak more than one language and 80% completed community service projects in high school.
  • 50% of classes for undergraduates have 16 or fewer students; 75% have 26 or fewer students.
  • Unlimited opportunities for involvement with more than 40 service organizations, 270-plus clubs, a student-operated newspaper, radio station and other media and nearly 3 dozen fraternities and sororities.
  • College of Engineering students captured 2nd place in the worldwide blockchain coding competition hosted by Pitbull!
  • University of Miami is home to the MIAMI HURRICANES athletics, members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • University of Miami alumni live in all 50 states and in 154 countries around the world.
  • Want to see more now, then take a virtual tour.


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

Study Level

  • Undergraduate students: Accepted
  • Graduate students: NOT Accepted
  • Computer Science majors: Accepted

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students should have the equivalent of a 3.0 on a 4.0 GPA grade scale. Borderline students may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students must be in their second, third or fourth year of study during the exchange period.

English Proficiency Requirements

  • Minimum TOEFL iBT score – 80
  • Minimum IELTS score – 6.5

Study Period

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 

Academic Information

Disciplines Available

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Course Contents

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.

Recommendation letter from a professor or academic staff:

  • Required

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 for 2020-21

Food/meals - All students living on campus must purchase a meal plan as part of their housing contract, but the cost of the meal plan is independent from the cost of on-campus housing.

Housing - for semester

Mandatory UM Medical Insurance - $1,556 per semester

Books and Supplies - $525 per semester

Local transportation - $512 per semester

Academic expenses - $500 per semester

Personal expenses - $1,794 per semester

Other administrative fees - $800 per semester (not including insurance)


Office Responsible for International Exchange Students

Office of Study Abroad   |

City Info

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.

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