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Early Action Applicants - November 1
Regular Decision Applicants - January 1
International Transfers applying for spring admission (January entrance) - October 1

  1. The Application for Admission Form duly completed;
  2. A $70.00 non-refundable application fee if you apply online;
  3. A $70.00 non-refundable application fee if you apply on paper;
  4. A high school diploma and transcript;
  5. A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score; and
  6. A current (within the past six months) bank or government sponsorship letter guaranteeing payment for tuition and fees, books, room and board, medical insurance, and personal expenses for one calendar year.

In addition, those who seek to transfer courses from their home university to the University of Miami must submit a description of each course or subject studied accompanied by certified English translations.

Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations. Notarized translations will not be accepted. Translations supplement but do not replace original documents. Please remember to send both.

General Information
Admission to the University of Miami is selective. We actively seek students who demonstrate academic strength, personal integrity, and seriousness of educational purpose.

The SAT score report is not required and should not be submitted for admission consideration from applicants who are attending schools outside the United States. Applicants should only submit SAT scores if they qualify for merit scholarship consideration. The minimum combined score required for scholarship consideration is 1300 (critical reading and math sections only).

All international students whose native language is not English, including those applying for transfer from U.S. institutions, are required to submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (unless you already have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an academic institution within the United States or another English-speaking country.)

Applications, bulletins, and other information for all undergraduate programs should be requested from the:

Office of Admission
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248025
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Phone: (305) 284-4323
Fax: (305) 284-2507
E-mail:

All subsequent correspondence regarding admission should be carried on with the Office of Admission, and all forms and documents required should be sent there, unless specified otherwise. Please note that this page only summarizes the procedures for admission. For more information and before applying, communication student applicants should consult the Undergraduate Studies Bulletin or contact .

Tours of the UM School of Communication are given by appointment throughout the week. Please call the Office of Admissions, Academic and Alumni Services at (305) 284-5234 to schedule a tour.