UM

University of Miami

1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, United States
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About University of Miami

University of Miami is a school located in Coral Gables, FL, US with a total of 9704 courses available to enroll in.

The University of Miami was founded in 1925 and is considered one of the United States' top private institutions of higher learning. The university's business school and law school are well respected across the world. It has produced a large number of business leaders, such as the Prime Minister of Belize, the Minister of Commerce of Peru, U.S. Senators and members of the House of Representatives, mayors, and judges. Florida Senator Marco Rubio is also a graduate of the School of Law. The School of Medicine at the University of Miami is highly recognized for the implementation of physical therapy courses in the United States and is ranked third in the nation. The Law School at the University of Miami was named 15th best Law School by the "National Law Journal". US News and Reports ranked it among the top 5 universities and it is recognized as the most prestigious university in Florida.

The University of Miami has more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including nearly 1,600 international students from more than 110 countries around the world. The school has about 2,000 full-time teaching staff. The student to faculty ratio lands at about 11:1, which means there are relatively small classes. More than 50% of classes contain less than 15 people while 75% of classes are definitely less than 25 people. These are some of the best numbers of class size in the U.S. It is also considered to be one of the most desirable universities in the United States because it is known for having one of the most beautiful campuses. Donna Shalala is the former president of the University of Miami and also the former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. The current president of UM, Julio Frenk, is the former Harvard University School of Public Health Dean and former Mexican Secretary of Health.

The campus is filled with buildings of varying styles and sizes. This gives the campus a sense of harmony and flow. The buildings around the campus are kept up to date with the most advanced equipment. Students are provided and a range of facilities at their disposal, such as: libraries, gyms, computer rooms, study rooms, and many more.

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