UM and Surroundings

Why choose UM? See and hear for yourself what a University of Miami education will do for you from those who know best-- OUR STUDENTS! Listen to what they have to say about the most important decision they ever made... 

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The University of Miami has become a mecca of cultural and social activities - from the Lowe Art Museum and the Cosford Cinema to the Gusman Concert Hall at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music and Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. UM has theatres, museums, galleries, an arboretum, and a convocation and basketball arena, that are among the best in South Florida.

Miami and Surroundings

Miami is a vibrant multicultural city strongly influenced by the cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean, and famous for its mild climate, lively nightlife, and excellent international food. [ Click Here ] 

The University of Miami is located in the leafy suburb of Coral Gables,  known for its Spanish-style architecture, theaters, restaurants, and shopping in the downtown area surrounding Miracle Mile. [ Click Here ]

Some of the nation’s most beautiful beaches are within a half-hour’s drive from the university, and Everglades National Park is less than an hour away, providing wonderful recreational opportunities in one of the most interesting ecosystems in the country. [ Click here ]

Virtual Tour

Explore the Coral Gables campus of the University right from your computer with our Interactive Virtual Tour. Better yet, come down to South Florida for a guided tour of the University. Also, the Coral Gables, medical, and Rosenstiel campuses have Web cams that provide streaming video 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Note: All our admitted PhD students are given the opportunity to attend a visit weekend at UM at our expense.