Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
Tel: (305)237-8888
65,852 students
Public institution

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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:
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Miami Dade College serves 65,852 students (40.22% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of -92%.
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Miami Dade College is one of 24 community colleges within Miami-Dade County, FL.
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The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Miami (0.79 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,384 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Miami Dade College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 1,384 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 65,852 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 65,852 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 48:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 26,483 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 39,369 students
1,024 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
67%
7%
% Black
16%
12%
% White
7%
57%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
6%
2%
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. 0.46 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,426 is less than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,955 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,426 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,955 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Source: 2005 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Miami private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,674 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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Miami is Florida Career College-Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.