Miramar, Florida (FL) Colleges and Universities

While there aren't any schools located directly in Miramar (excluding for-profit institutions), there are 37 colleges within a 25-mile radius. We'll only be discussing public and private not-for-profit universities near Miramar, breaking down their key attributes so you can better determine the best choice for you.

Learn key facts about the colleges near Miramar to get a clearer picture of your options. We'll look into schools in terms of their graduation rates, student populations, net price, and proximity to Miramar. The statistics you'll encounter have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Miramar, Florida

Students won't have to look far for schools around Miramar; there are several options located within ten miles and many more for those willing to look further. There is also a nice mix of four-year and community college options as well as private and public schools. With Miami not too far away, students will also find both suburban and urban campus options within reach. The closest schools are:

  • Sheridan Technical College (2.9 miles)
  • Nova Southeastern University (5.7 miles)
  • Florida Memorial University (6.4 miles)
  • St Thomas University (6.4 miles)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (6.6 miles)

Largest Schools near Miramar, Florida

There are a handful of largely populated schools near Miramar. Miami Dade College has the biggest numbers by a good margin, with 66,046 students in attendance. Students here are all undergraduates, with no graduate degree programs offered. The college is one of several located in the city of Miami, so students seeking a large, urban college experience may be especially interested. The biggest school offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees is Florida International University, with 49,610 students enrolled. The next largest colleges nearby are:

  • Broward College (44,119 students)
  • Nova Southeastern University (24,148 students)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (19,110 students)
  • University of Miami (16,674 students)
  • Barry University (8,518 students)

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

Net price is a valuable tool when trying to figure out how much college will cost once financial aid has been taken into account. The numbers listed in this section apply solely to full-time undergraduate students and have been calculated from the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Broward College ($8,622)
  • Miami Dade College ($8,829)
  • Florida International University ($11,326)
  • Florida Memorial University (14,969)
  • City College-Miami ($17,505)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates you see within this section apply exclusively to full-time undergraduate students and are calculated based on 150% of the standard time needed to finish a program. They are taken from the 2015 school year. Out of all the institutions in the area, one of the traditional univeristies -- the University of Miami -- has a graduation rate of 82%. Nearby non-specialty schools with the next highest graduation rates include:

  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (68%)
  • Lindsey Hopkins Technical College (67%)
  • William T McFatter Technical College (63%)
  • Atlantic Technical College (59%)
  • Florida International University (58%)

Students interested in attending college close to Miramar have plenty of 2- and 4-year institutions to consider, with nearby schools offering diverse qualities in the areas of cost, size, graduation rate and nearness to downtown.


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