North Miami, Florida (FL) Colleges and Universities

While there is only one school in North Miami, Florida, there are 37 total universities and colleges located within a 25-mile radius. Find out about these schools and compare them in several categories to find the school for you.

Although the city of North Miami has limited school choices, the surrounding areas are home to an assortment of public and private non-for-profit institutions offering postsecondary education. We'll examine criteria such as the lowest net price, closest school to downtown, largest student population and highest graduation rate based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES):

Closest Schools to North Miami, Florida

If you are looking for a postsecondary institute within 25 miles of North Miami you can find a mix of 2-year, public schools and 4-year private, non-profit options. Here are the closest institutions to North Miami listed by the NCES:

  • Barry University (located downtown)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (1.8 miles from downtown)
  • Florida Memorial University (4.9 miles from downtown)
  • St. Thomas University (4.9 miles from downtown)
  • Miami Dade College (7.3 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near North Miami, Florida

Six schools in the North Miami area have over 16,000 students enrolled in 2015 according to NCES sources. Below are the five largest schools by student population near North Miami:

  • Miami Dade College (62,332 enrolled students)
  • Florida International University (49,782 enrolled students)
  • Broward College (43,078 enrolled students)
  • Nova Southeastern University (23,236 enrolled students)
  • University of Miami (16,825 enrolled students)

Lowest Net Price

Students can pursue many forms of institutional or governmental financial aid to help make their college education a reality. According to the NCES, the lowest net price is calculated by subtracting the amount of financial aid received from the total cost of attendance. These five schools had the lowest 2014-2015 net prices for full-time undergraduate students in the North Miami area:

  • 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 Rates

A school's graduation rate is determined by the number of full-time undergrads who entered programs in the fall of 2009 and earned their degrees or certificates within 150% of normal completion time, per the NCES. Schools in the North Miami area with the highest graduation rate for 2015 include:

  • University of Miami (82% graduation rate)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (68% graduation rate)
  • Lindsey Hopkins Technical College (67% graduation rate)
  • William T McFatter Technical College (63% graduation rate)
  • Florida International University (58% graduation rate)

The information covered here will help you make an informed decision on what schools you may want to apply to, based on schools near North Miami, their size, net cost and graduation rate.

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