Miami Dade College
- 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.
Miami Dade College serves 46,523 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 46,523 students
- In-state tuition: $3,486
- Out-state tuition: $12,015
- Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
- Minority enrollment: 94%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Miami Dade College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
The teacher population of 4,430 teachers has grown by 221% over five years.
Miami Dade College
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Four or more years
Four or more years
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The student population of Miami Dade College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Miami Dade College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,486 is more than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,015 is more than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Miami Dade College cost?
Miami Dade College's tuition is approximately $3,486 for In-State students and $12,015 for Out-State students.
What is Miami Dade College's ranking?
Miami Dade College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Average community college minority breakdown and Largest student body.
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