The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • University of Miami is a private (not-for-profit) and FSU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • University of Miami has more expensive tuition & fees ($54,760) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Miami than FSU.
  • University of Miami has a higher submitted SAT score (1,380) than FSU (1,260).
  • University of Miami has higher submitted ACT score (32) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while University of Miami has 17,809 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,631 faculties while University of Miami has 1,451 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Miami and Florida State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of MiamiFSU
University of Miamivs.FSU
Coral Gables, FloridaLocationTallahassee, Florida
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$54,760Tuition & Fees
66% ($34,806)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($8,897)
$34,806Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,897
35.70 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
20.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,380SAT Score1,260
32ACT Score28
83 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
91 %Retention Rate95 %
17,809Student Population43,569
1,451Number of Faculties1,631
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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