Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132-2204
Tel: (305)237-8888
66,046 students
Public institution
The mission of Miami Dade College is to provide accessible, affordable, high quality education by keeping the learner's needs at the center of decision-making and working in partnership with its dynamic, multi-cultural community.
School Highlights
Miami Dade College serves 66,046 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Miami Dade College is one of 20 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Miami (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,378 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Miami Dade College (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 1,378 staff 34 staff

Student Body

The student population of 66,046 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 66,046 students 634 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 48:1 36:1
# Full-Time Students 26,157 students 468 students
# Part-Time Students 39,889 students 457 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
65%
24%
% Black
16%
17%
% White
8%
46%
% Unknown races
3%
9%
% Non Resident races
6%
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Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55 0.69

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,366 is less than the state average of $13,466. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,895 is less than the state average of $13,466. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,366 $13,466
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,895 $13,466
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81% 91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1959; opened September 1960, Miami Dade College, a state-supported college with eight campuses and numerous outreach centers,is the largest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the most highly regarded colleges in the nation. It is governed by a seven-member District Board of Trustees and a college president. Miami Dade College offers more than 150 associate's degrees. Some of these provide the first two years of college before transferring to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree. Others are two-year programs designed for immediate job entry. We offer 50 fast-track vocational training programs, as well as a full complement of adult education classes, GED preparation classes, and classes for fun and recreation. Some of our newest programs are Histologic Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Marketing Management, Telecommunications Engineering Technology, Veterinary Technology, and Dental Office Management, to name a few. Our campuses and additional centers are conveniently located throughout Miami-Dade County. Many of our classes can also be taken from home or work through a variety of distance education options including Independent Studies, Life Lab, Open College and Virtual College.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Miami
    Private for-profit
    919 students | 0.80 Mi3700 Lakeside Drive
    Miramar FL 33027
    (305)341-6600
    0.80919
  • City College-Miami
    Private not-for-profit
    263 students | 2.30 Mi9300 S Dadeland Blvd. 2nd Floor
    Miami FL 33156
    (305)666-9242
    2.30263
  • Miami Ad School-Wynwood
    Private for-profit
    141 students | 3.20 Mi571 NW 28th St
    Miami FL 33127
    (305)538-3193
    3.20141
  • 294 students | 7.80 Mi7265 NW 25th Street
    Miami FL 33122
    (305)591-3060
    7.80294
  • 1,904 students | 8.20 Mi1701 NE 127th St
    North Miami FL 33181
    (305)892-7000
    8.201,904
Did You Know?
For Miami private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,119 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Miami community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Miami is Miami Ad School-Wynwood. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.