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Study at Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College, also referred to as Miami Dade, is a public college with its main campus in Miami, Florida. It was founded in 1959. The college has seven other campuses situated throughout Miami-Dade County in Florida and it enrolls more than 164, 000 students every year. Miami Dade College offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. The campuses of Miami Dade are:
  • Hialeah Campus
  • Homestead Campus
  • InterAmerican Campus
  • Kendall Campus
  • Medical Center
  • North Campus
  • West Campus
  • Wolfson Campus
The sports teams of Miami Dade College are known as the Sharks. Some of the graduates of Miami Dade have gone on to become famous personalities. Among them are Victoria Principal, actress; Luis Gispert, sculptor and photographer; Pedro Gomez, ESPN reporter; and Hannia Guillen, soap opera actor.

Profile of Miami Dade CollegeStudents attend Miami Dade College in Miami, FL, a large city. The school is a public institution. Miami Dade College degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Miami Dade College is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Miami Dade College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Miami Dade College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 54, 094 students at the school . Miami Dade College has a large minority student population.

Miami Dade College Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Miami Dade College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts5, 025liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1, 124registered nursing, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, neonatal nursing
Security and Law Enforcement733corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, criminal justice and administration, security and protective services, security and loss prevention, fire protection tech
Engineering Technician439computer systems tech, drafting, architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech, biomedical tech, HVAC tech, automotive tech, . . .
Business and Management373business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, MIS, business and related services, . . .
Medical Support and Technology346blood bank tech specialist, radiation therapist, dental hygienist, physician assistant, respiratory care tech, opticianry, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, . . .
Transportation131aviation operations, commercial pilot and flight crew
Computer Science and Engineering126systems analyst, computer services management, computer applications programming
Therapy and Counselling66massage therapy, physical therapist assistant
Education and Teaching58special ed, education of hearing impaired, math teaching, biology teaching, science teaching, teacher education, physics teaching, chemistry teaching
Law56legal assistant, legal secretary, court reporting
office and Administration51executive secretary, office management
Family and Social Work42child care provider, adult development and aging
Photography and Commercial Art37commercial art, cinematography
Medical administration27medical records tech, health care administration
Media25radio and TV tech, photo and film tech
Funeral and Mortuary Science19funeral and mortuary
Music15various music studies
Hospitality14hospitality management, tourism and travel, restaurant and food services management, hotel management, travel services
Architecture and Planning12interior architecture
Real Estate and Construction Management7real estate
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4dietitian assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture1landscaping
Construction Trades0pipefitting, electrician
Production Trades0sheet metal tech
Contact: Miami Dade CollegeMiami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave

Miami, FL 33132-2297

General Phone: (305) 237-8888


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