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Freshman applicants must submit the following items to the Office of Admission:

  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 fee if you apply in paper;
  4. An official high school transcript;
  5. Official scores for either the Scholastic Assessment Test I (SAT I) or the American College Testing Program (ACT);
  6. The Counselor's Evaluation Form included in the application booklet; and a written essay.


A student entering the University as a freshman may enroll in the School of Communication in a Communication pre-major status. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Communication who have achieved sophomore standing and have satisfactorily completed the entrance requirements of one of the Communication majors may apply for admission to major status in a specific program of the School.

Transfer applicants must submit the following items to the Office of Admission:

  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 fee if you apply in paper;
  4. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Those who have earned fewer than 30 semester hours must also submit an official high school transcript and SAT, SAT I, or ACT scores.
  5. Letters of Recommendation
  6. Dean of Students Form


Students should consult a Communication advisor to determine whether the transfer of Communication courses will increase beyond 120 the total number of credits required for a degree. In general, transfer credit will not be accepted to satisfy requirements for any course in any major or minor at the 300 level or above. In addition, transfer credits will not be accepted to satisfy requirements for CNJ 216 News Reporting and Writing. Student petitions to transfer credit from ACEJMC-accredited or other accredited programs will be considered on an individual basis.

A student entering the University as a transfer may enroll in the School of Communication in a Communication pre-major status. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Communication who have achieved sophomore standing and have satisfactorily completed the entrance requirements of one of the Communication majors may apply for admission to major status in a specific program of the School.

General Information

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: admission@miami.edu

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 Luis Herrera.

Please call the Office of Admissions, Academic and Alumni Services to set up a tour of the School of Communication facilities at 305-284-5234 or email communication@miami.edu with your request and availability.  There are no tours available for the School of Communication over the weekend, but there are weekend campus tours available through General Admissions at 305-284-4323.