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Miami Dade College

Miami, FL

Overview

  • Type
    2-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Very Large • Urban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
    $4K
  • SAT Range
    Not available
  • Graduation Rate
    Not available

Miami Dade College is a very large, 2-year, public community college. This coed college is located in a large city in an urban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers certificate, associate, and bachelor's degrees.

From the Institution

Miami Dade College is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. There are 166 nations and 50 languages represented in its student body. The College's eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways, including associate and baccalaureate degrees, career certificates and apprenticeships. Baccalaureate degree offerings include biological sciences, engineering, data analytics, information systems technology, education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, and others. MDC is the recipient of many top national awards, including the Aspen Prize. As Democracy's College, MDC changes lives through accessible, high quality-teaching and learning experiences. It is the home of the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas, Miami Fashion In¬stitute, Miami Culinary Institute, Miami Animation & Gaming Interna-tional Complex (MAGIC), Eig-Wat¬son School of Aviation, The Idea Center, The Honors College, New World School of the Arts, and School for Advanced Studies, among its most inno¬vative programs. MDC has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency for its robust cybersecurity curriculum. MDC has been named among the nation's "Great Colleges to Work For" since the program's inception. The College embraces its responsibility to serve as an economic, cultural, and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community. Its alumni and employees contribute more than $3 billion annually to the local economy, and MDC graduates occupy top leadership positions in every major industry. MDC is renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is the home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami Film Festival, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, Dyer Building, Koubek Center Mansion and Gardens, Live Arts Miami at MDC, the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, the Museum of Art and Design, a sculpture park and a large campus art gallery and theater system. MDC has admitted more than 2.5 million students and counting since it opened its doors in 1960. More than 100,000 students are currently enrolled. For more information, visit www.mdc.edu.

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College Board Code
5457
Application Types Accepted
  • Common Application
  • Online through college's own website
Fee Waiver Info
Application fee waivers not offered.

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Important Dates

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June 30
Financial Aid Application Due


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