What Are Some Colleges Located in Miami, Florida?


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Some of the major colleges in Miami include the University of Miami, Florida International University and Miami Dade College. Some other college options in the city include Florida Career College, Johnson & Wales University and City College of Miami.

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The University of Miami is in the Miami suburb of Coral Gables. It is a private school that offers a wide range of undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees. The school's athletic teams participate in Division I of the NCAA, with the Miami Hurricanes football team having had particular success.

Florida International University is located in University Park. It is a public school that focuses heavily on graduate and professional degrees, with a range of 191 programs of study available. The school also participates in NCAA Division I athletics.

Miami Dade College is also public and is state-sponsored. The main campus is located in downtown Miami and there are eight campuses in total in Miami-Dade County. It is Florida's largest college and has over 170,000 enrolled students as of 2015. The school offers bachelor's and associates degrees in science and applied science in a wide variety of subjects, as well as some associates in arts programs, advanced technical certificates and vocational credit certificate programs.

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