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Miami Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Miami Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Miami, Florida

There are at least 40 colleges in Miami, listed and described below. These schools represent 113,126 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 100,526 full-time students, and a reported 5,155 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Miami Dade College, Florida International University, Barry University and Saint Thomas University.

We also provide an extensive list of Florida Colleges.

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Keiser University Campus


Miami, FL; Pembroke Pines, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate

City College


Miami, FL; Hollywood, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL

City College of Florida is focused on providing the best in business and career education.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate

Florida College of Natural Health


Miami, FL; Pompano Beach, FL

Prepare for a Career in Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, or Skin Care!

  • Program Categories: Cosmetology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

The Art Institutes system of schools


Fort Lauderdale, FL

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Fortis Institute


Miami, FL

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Florida Career College


Hollywood, FL; Hialeah, FL; Boynton Beach, FL

Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Miami Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Advanced Technical Centers
5600 NW 36 Street
Miami, FL 33166

  • Programs: call center operation, data entry and applications, travel services, office data entry, computer networking
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 23 students, 35 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Beauty Schools of America Miami
1176 SW 67th Avenue
Miami, FL 33144

  • Programs: cosmetology, make-up artist, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care, barber
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 531 students, 415 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

College of Business and Technology
8991 SW 107 Ave Ste 200
Miami, FL 33176-1412

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: business management, medical coding, graphic design, administrative assistant, computer networking, web design, medical assistant, computer systems tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 51 students, 108 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

College of Business and Technology-Flagler Campus
8230 W Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33144

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: HVAC tech, medical coding, business management, computer networking, computer systems tech, medical assistant, graphic design, phlebotomy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 118 students, 281 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Dade Medical College Miami
3401 NW 7th St
Miami, FL 33125

  • Programs: sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, massage therapy, medical assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 202 students, 1,118 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Florida Education Institute
5818 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33144

  • Programs: nursing assistant, pharmacy tech, medical coding, medical assistant, massage therapy, business management, ESL instruction
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 191 students, 280 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

George T Baker Aviation School
3275 NW 42nd Ave
Miami, FL 33142

  • Programs: aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, avionics maintenance, industrial electronics tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 354 students, 183 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

La Belle Beauty Academy
2960 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, facial treatment, make-up artist, personal grooming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 225 students, 180 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center
750 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide, phlebotomy, manicurist, early childhood education, surgical tech, culinary arts services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 1,057 students, 842 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

M-DCPS The English Center
3501 SW 28 St.
Miami, FL 33133

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: facial treatment, manicurist, accounting technology, data entry, web design, computer graphics, child care provider, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 510 students, 200 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Miami Dade College
300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, EMT paramedic, registered nursing, corrections, drafting, business management, aviation operations, computer systems tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 54,094 students, 47,684 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

New Concept Massage and Beauty School
2022 SW 1st St
Miami, FL 33135

  • Programs: massage therapy, personal and culinary services, aesthetician and skin care, personal grooming, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 51 students, 52 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

New Professions Technical Institute
4000 W. Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33134

  • Programs: English, medical office management, computer services management, medical office assistant, transportation and materials moving
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 454 students, 226 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Nouvelle Institute
3271 NW 7th St Ste 106
Miami, FL 33125

  • Programs: cosmetology, personal grooming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 391 students, 12 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Praxis Institute
1850 SW 8th St 4th Fl
Miami, FL 33135

  • Programs: massage therapy, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 288 students, 235 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Professional Training Centers
13926 SW 47th Street
Miami, FL 33175

  • Programs: sonography and ultrasound tech, radiation therapist, pharmacy tech, cardiovascular tech, medical coding
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 386 students, 347 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Robert Morgan Educational Center
18180 SW 122nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, aesthetician and skin care, dental assistant, culinary arts, manicurist, vehicle maintenance, cosmetology, HVAC tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 1,096 students, 703 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

South Florida Institute of Technology
720 NW 27th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL 33125

  • Programs: electrical installation and repair, HVAC tech, medical assistant, computer graphics, data entry and applications, plumbing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 429 students, 485 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Miami with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Barry University
11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, business management, liberal arts and humanities, clinical and medical lab science, registered nursing, podiatry, social work, public administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 8,733 students, 8,388 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,050 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 420-510. Math: 410-500.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus
2173 N.W. 99th Avenue
Miami, FL 33172-2209

  • Programs: psychology, counseling psychology, business management, elementary school teaching, special education, clinical psychology, foreign language teaching, organizational psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,092 students, 953 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

City College Miami
9300 S Dadeland Blvd. Suite Ph
Miami, FL 33156

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: business management, EMT paramedic, medical coding, security and protective services, legal assistant, accounting, data entry and applications, hospitality management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 278 students, 476 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Florida Memorial University
15800 NW 42 Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6199

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: special education, psychology, elementary school teaching, criminal justice and administration, biology, reading teaching, MIS, interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,750 students, 1,648 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 745 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

International Training Careers
7360 SW 24th Street Suite 31
Miami, FL 33155

  • Programs: nursing assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 253 students, 239 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 88 students, 117 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Saber
3990 W Flagler St Ste 103
Miami, FL 33134

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: various nursing, adult health nursing, registered nursing, ESL instruction, medical billing, computer support, pre-nursing, nursing assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 205 students, 173 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Saint John Vianney College Seminary
2900 SW 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33165-3244

  • Programs: philosophy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 67 students, 75 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 83 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.

Saint Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, business management, organizational behavior, special ed, educational administration, criminal justice and safety, business administration, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 2,407 students, 1,887 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 350 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 400-490. Math: 390-490. Writing: 400-480.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Coral Gables Colleges 1 42,249 15,449 4,833
Hialeah Colleges 10 226,419 4,137  
Miami Beach Colleges 3 87,933 299 120
North Miami Colleges 1 59,880 1,955 843
North Miami Beach Colleges 2 40,786 430  

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