Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1293
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $41,580
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,115
  • University Selectivity
    40%
  • University Yield
    18%
  • Job Offers
    90%
  • Average Salary
    $49,148
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1928
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
5202 University Drive
Merrick Building Room 104
Coral Gables, Florida 33146, United States
Website
405x225

School of Business Administration

The University of Miami School of Business Administration is a private, AACSB-accredited business school offering thirteen business majors to undergraduate students seeking either the BBA or BSBA degree. The undergraduate business experience is distinguished by its front-loaded, cross-disciplinary curriculum, which enables students to take upper level business courses by sophomore year. The School is located in a major hub of international trade and commerce and is acclaimed for the global orientation and diversity of its faculty, students, and curriculum.

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The willingness of professors to always help out students and even just chat about future life plans and how to attain those. The many many resources given to students about employers coming to campus, networking events, information sessions has been outstanding.

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About University of Miami

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
40% University of Miami 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Class rank
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 0
  • Min. ACT 0
  • Min. GPA 0.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 0
  • Min. ACT 0
  • Min. GPA 0.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
28907% 28,907
40% 40
18% 18
40% School Selectivity
18% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • TOEFL
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Transfer students must submit official transcripts. Students who have earned more than 30 college credits are not required to submit standardized test scores. All international students must submit either a TOELF score or a standardized test score.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6848% 6,848
36% 36
20% 20
36% Program Selectivity
20% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Other
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements Students must have earned a cumulative UM GPA of 3.0 and a B or better in a Calculus 1 course.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 98
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 40%
Top Industry
  • Other 10%
  • Real Estate 9%
  • Manufacturing 2%
Citi 4
Top Employer
  • J.P. Morgan 4
  • University of Miami 3
  • Nielsen 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% School of Business Administration 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
57% 57.21
62% 61.74527272727272
57% Receive Offers
43% 43.24
59% 59.252482758620694
43% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
33% 32.64
16% 15.83261363636364
33% Receive Offers
32% 31.89
17% 16.796475409836066
32% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
61% Graduates seeking full-time employment
39% Graduates not seeking employment
92% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
$42,500.00
30K 55K
Finance/Accounting
53% 53
$55,458.00
20K 80K
General Management
9% 9
$41,000.00
20K 50K
Human Resources
2% 2
$44,000.00
40K 48K
Management Information Systems
1% 1
$58,000.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$46,800.00
26K 60K
Operations/Production
2% 2
$56,150.00
55K 58K
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
9% 9
$47,500.00
30K 70K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
11% 11
$53,250.00
36K 65K
Consumer Products/Retail
10% 10
$50,800.00
32K 59K
Consulting
2% 2
$47,500.00
30K 65K
Financial Services
40% 40
$55,933.00
20K 80K
Government/Education
1% 1
$38,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
$56,150.00
55K 58K
Manufacturing
2% 2
$51,000.00
45K 57K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$35,880.00 Data not provided
Non-Profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
9% 9
$46,000.00
26K 80K
Sports/Leisure
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology/Science
7% 7
$49,167.00
35K 70K
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
10% 10
$43,571.00
30K 60K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
42% 42
$56,259.00
26K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
7% 7
$47,260.00
38K 57K
U.S. South
39% 39
$48,411.00
20K 80K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$57,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
10% 10
$58,500.00
40K 80K
U.S. West
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Merrill Lynch 5
  • UBS 5
  • J.P. Morgan 3
  • Goldman Sachs 3
  • Marcus and Millichap 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 63
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 322
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 2,251
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Individual career advising (by appointment and walk-in hours); resume, cover letter, personal statement and CV critiques; mock interviews; small networking events; workshops including such topics as the elevator pitch, behavioral interviews, salary negotiation, and budgeting; assessment tools such as Strong Interest Inventory, SDS Assessment, and TypeFocus; company-specific info-sessions, guest speakers and industry panels; career fairs and expos; peer career mentors; UShadow program.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$56,076
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $41,580
  • Fees $1,272
  • Expenses $13,224
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$56,076
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $41,580
  • Fees $1,272
  • Expenses $13,224
48% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 25%
  • Merit 63%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.miami.edu/ofas
Scholarships
$18,716,500
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$20,959,126
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year 0

Academics

Average Class Size
  • School of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
39% 36
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
50% 29
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 School of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Real Estate
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
More Information
Business Program Classes
13% Less than 20 Students 11% More than 50 Students
76% 21 to 50 students
29 Average number of students in non-business required electives
89 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Money
  • Student Managed Investment Fund
  • Media Metrics
  • Business Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2008
Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
141% 141
42% 42
Prominent Faculty
  • Yadong Luo

    International Management

  • Alok Kumar

    Behavioral Finance

  • A. Parasuraman

    Services Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Business students study abroad and take part in exchange programs in 40 different countries. School of Business faculty annually teach the required Operations Research course in Florence, Italy, and the International Marketing elective in Paris, France. Business students also take advantage of special University created study abroad experiences in such cities as Prague, Capetown, Rome, Manapal, and Buenos Aires, as well as Semester at Sea.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    MGT100, required freshman course in which students work in teams to provide business consulting to as many as fifty local non-profits a year; MGT 353, upper level course in which students provide entrepreneurial consulting to local small businesses; Hyperion Council, a student organization focused on social engagement and social entrepreneurship, in which students provide consulting to small businesses both locally and internationally.

Students

65% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 68% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1370 75th Percentile Score on SAT 32 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
59% 59
Hispanic
16% 16
Not Reported
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
6%
13%
33%
4%
36%
8%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
79% 79
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
21% 21
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
91% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
68% 68
74% 74

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 29,539
Alumni Donations
$2,188 Average Gift $425,000 Largest Gift

Deloitte Endowment Fund (Anonymous)

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Raul Alvarez

    Former Pres/CEO McDonalds

  • Joseph Echevarria

    CEO Deloitte LLP

  • Lyor Cohen

    Vice Chairman Warner Music Group