In the universities of Miami, the admission requirements are quite strict, as the students have to compete with the national prestige. In this post, I will share information about 6 most notable universities in Miami.
1 – Nova
Nova is a private university of Broward County. Located in Davie, neighboring Miami-Dade County. This is the largest university in the southeastern United States and is among the country's eight largest nonprofit organization.
It has over 30,000 students and a huge campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie. It also has universities in nine countries. Its academic reputation has grown considerably.
Other faculties include law studies, oceanography, psychology, business, education, computer science, pharmacy, optometry, and dentistry. It also has offices throughout Florida including Miami and 23 other states.
3 – Berry University
This is a Catholic private institution. It was founded in 1940 by the Order of the Dominican Sisters. It offers Bachelors, Masters, and PhD. Barry is especially known for its school of nursing, health sciences, education, and liberal arts programs.
4 – St. Thomas University
This private university was set up in 1961 by the Augustinian order of monks. At first, it was Biscayne College. In 1984, thanks to the opening of the school of law and several Master's programs, the college became a university. In addition to law courses, it provides theology and ministry, business administration and technology. You can graduate with a certificate of four years for Master's or Doctorate.
5 – Miami Dade College
Actually, this is a two-year college but is so good, that I have to mention it on this list. It was founded in 1959 under the name Dade County Junior College and it provides public education and has eight campuses throughout Miami-Dade area. It is the largest college in the nation with over 160,000 students from all over the world.
Among the diplomas, it offers management, engineering, arts, history, education, and many others. This college is a proponent of cultural growth of Miami and is recognized for its excellence. Among the fairs organized are Miami Book Fair International and the International Film Festival. In this college, you can go with an associate's degree or a Vocational School. This college has a high school program too where children who are admitted can attend ‘junior and senior years’ to take college classes.
6 – Carlos Albizu University
This university comes to us via the island of Puerto Rico. Its Miami campus was founded in 1966. It is a private institution and most of the students are Hispanic. The school of psychology has quite a reputation, as well as education. It offers Bachelor's, Masters and Doctoral degrees.
7 – Johnson and Wales
This century-old university is a private non-profit university offering programs in business, hospitality, culinary arts, technology, and education. It has a different perspective because it encourages students to practice within their field of study to come out not only with theory but also practical experience in real life which gives the students a unique advantage.
If you have limited financial resources, you can avail the scholarships and loans for students available through different organizations to study in one of the best universities in Miami.