The University of Miami is among the nation's fine institutions of higher education—an energetic, forward-thinking private research university that pursues academic excellence, warmly embraces the world's diversity and capitalizes on new opportunities.
We're also committed to serving the surrounding community and investing deeply in it. That commitment to community, linked to world-class faculty and a thriving international city, makes UM the pre-eminent mechanism for enriching lives, advancing careers and boosting businesses.
In the 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Colleges" issue, released today, the University of Miami has risen to #38 – up from #47 last year. College rankings, ranked best in Florida!