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Programs: See schedule oinstruction, academic support, student services:the university of miami (um) is a private not-for-profit institution with more than 16,000 students. The university's 11 colleges and schools offer the following degree options: 115 undergraduate, 104 masters, and 63 doctoral (59 research/scholarship and 4 professional practice). The school of architecture, founded in 1983, offers accredited professional undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture and post-graduate degrees in architecture, urban design and real estate development. New programs include the certificate in historic preservation and the certificate in classical architecture; the post-professional master of science in architecture; and the master of real estate development and urbanism (mred+u), an interdisciplinary one-year graduate program that draws on the real-life experience of developers-in-residence and faculty support from the schools of business administration and law as well as architecture. In 2012, the school appeared for the first time among the top twenty architecture programs in the design intelligence annual survey. The college of arts and sciences enrolls over 4,300 undergraduate and over 650 graduate students in 20 departments and 10 interdisciplinary programs. Sixteen departments offer graduate degrees in the fine arts, natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The college of engineering comprises five departments that offer degrees in aerospace, architectural, biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical engineering, as well as engineering science. The college of engineering offers a five-year b. S. /m. S. Degree program for our undergraduates, as well as traditional master's and doctoral degrees in a number of disciplines, with several specializations in each field of study. Consistent with the tradition of collaboration among the university of miami schools and colleges, engineering students participate in a number of interdisciplinary programs, including partnerships between the biomedical engineering program and the school of medicine (premedical concentration); the architectural engineering program and the school of architecture; the audio engineering program and the school of music; and the industrial engineering program and the school of business administration. Consisting of over 1,100 undergraduate students and over 250 graduate students, the college boasts an impressively diverse student body, consisting of students from 45 different countries including 29% hispanic and 7% black. Females represent 28% of the students (compared to an 18% national average, according to the most recent statistics from the american society for engineering education). The school of law presently enrolls nearly 1,150 candidates for either j. D. , ll. M. Or dual degrees, and has over 20,000 alumni worldwide. The j. D. Program enrolls over 1,170 students from more than 100 colleges and universities throughout the united states. Of the entering j. D. Students, approximately 46% are women, 42% are members of minority groups, and 38% are from outside florida. Close to 59% speak more than one language. The school offers graduate programs in international law (specializations in inter-american law, international arbitration, international law, and u. S. And transnational law for foreign lawyers), ocean and coastal law, taxation, estate planning, and real property development, the latter offered online as well as on-campus. The graduate program in international law and its three different specializations enroll over 45 foreign lawyers from nearly 20 nations. The school also offers several joint degree programs. It is the only law school to offer a j. D. /master's in music business, in addition to j. D. /m. B. A. , j. D. /m. P. S. In marine affairs, j. D. /m. P. H. In public health, j. D. /m. A. In law and communications, j. D. /m. D. , j. D. /m. P. A. In public administration, j. D. /ll. M. In tax, international law, ocean and coastal law, or real property development, and a j. D. /m. B. A. /ll. M. In tax. The school is regularly ranked among the top law schools by hispanic business magazine and u. S. News and world report for tax programs, and its alumni are regularly featured in super lawyers magazine. The leonard m. Miller school of medicine has grown rapidly in both size and reputation, earning international acclaim for research, clinical care, and biomedical innovations. The school has more than 1,300 full-time clinical and basic science faculty members and an additional 1,310 professionals from the community serving as voluntary faculty in various departments. Along with the m. D. Degree, the school offers two specialized b. S. /m. D. Programs, a combined m. D. /ph. D. Program, an m. D. /m. B. A. Program, a 4-year and a 5-year m. D. /m. P. H. Program and 4-year m. D. /m. S. In genomic medicine, a six-year m. D. /j. D. Program, graduate degrees in ten areas, postdoctoral programs, and continuing medical education courses.

see schedule oresearch and public service:um has been classified by the carnegie commission as a very high research university. The school of architecture's areas of focus include new urbanism, classical and traditional architecture, and contemporary modernism. They also include health and the built environment, with health care design studios and courses and a continuing research partnership with faculty in the miller school of medicine; tropical and subtropical coastal design, building on faculty experience in locations such as santo domingo, mumbai, cape town, and barranquilla. The college of arts and sciences provides numerous community outreach activities, including student musical theatre and drama productions at the jerry herman ring theatre and alvin sherman family stage; student, faculty, and visiting artist exhibitions in the college of arts and sciences gallery and the project space in the design district of downtown miami; lectures and other educational programs sponsored by the center for the humanities; volunteer activities in the public schools, hospitals and community clinics for developmentally disabled children; technology workshops for miami-dade public school teachers sponsored by the department of modern languages laboratory; and a series of programs, hosted by several departments and funded by various federal agencies and private foundations, to enhance the diversity of students pursuing scientific careers through research opportunities for pre-college and undergraduate students; and career development opportunities for high-school and community-college faculty. The school of law offers numerous domestic and international externship programs and foreign exchange programs in belgium, brazil, china, colombia, france, germany, ireland, israel, spain, and switzerland. The school's award-winning clinics, currently ten focusing on different areas of the law, offer exceptional training grounds and give students practical, hands-on lawyering while also helping needy and underrepresented individuals. The school is also home to lawwithoutwalls (lwow), an innovative academic model that brings together students, faculty, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from around the country and the world to explore innovation in legal education and practice. The rosenstiel school of marine & atmospheric science is one of the leading oceanographic research and education institutions in the nation. Known originally as the university's marine laboratory, it was founded in 1943. It evolved into the institute for marine science in 1961, and eight years later became the rosenstiel school of marine & atmospheric science (rsmas) within the university of miami. The virginia key campus has grown to include modern research and teaching facilities, a dedicated academic library, and an internationally recognized marine invertebrate museum. Rsmas also operates a state-of-the-art 96-foot catamaran research vessel, the f. G. Walton smith, and pioneered the first-ever marine and atmospheric laboratory aboard a cruise ship, royal caribbean cruise lines' explorer of the seas. Cstars (center for southeastern tropical advanced remote sensing), located on the richmond campus in south miami-dade county was launched in 2003, and conducts research with remotely sensed data received from earth-orbiting satellite systems. This state-of-the-art real-time reception and analysis facility provides data for environmental monitoring from 16 commercial satellites, available 24/7. The predictive power concentrated on this 78-acre campus is helping to provide vital, life-saving information regarding earthquakes, hurricanes, typhoons, freak waves and other natural and manmade disasters, including monitoring of the earthquakes in haiti and chile, and the deepwater horizon oil spill. The leonard m. Miller school of medicine has been designated a center for aids research (cfar), the only such center in florida, and is leading the university's prestigious clinical and translational science institute (ctsi), awarded by the nih. Other clinical and research programs include the john p. Hussman institute for human genomics, the interdisciplinary stem cell institute, the dr. John t. Macdonald foundation biomedical nanotechnology institute, the miami transplant institute, the miami project to cure paralysis, the diabetes research institute, the mailman center for child development, and many more.

see schedule ohealth care:located north of downtown miami near the civic center in the miami health district, the leonard m. Miller school of medicine's campus consists of approximately 72-acres of owned and leased land within the 153-acre university of miami/jackson memorial medical center complex. Each year the university of miami health system's more than 900 faculty physicians have more than one million scheduled patient encounters in primary care and 100 medical specialties and sub-specialties. University of miami hospital is the flagship hospital of the university of miami health system (uhealth). The university also owns two other hospitals: sylvester comprehensive cancer center/umhc - university of miami hospital & clinics and anne bates leach eye hospital, home of bascom palmer eye institute. For the eleventh year in a row, bascom palmer was named the number one eye hospital in the country by u. S. News & world report in its annual "america's best hospitals" issue. Three additional specialties were rated high-performing. Seven pediatric specialties made the list of "america's best children's hospitals. " in addition to the three university-owned hospitals, there are also three primary hospitals affiliated with uhealth: jackson memorial hospital, the primary teaching hospital for the medical school; holtz children's hospital; and the miami va healthcare system. There are also more than a dozen outpatient clinics across miami-dade, broward, palm beach, and collier counties including multi-disciplinary clinics at uhealth at kendall and uhealth at plantation.

expenses primarily represent auxiliary enterprises, including intercollegiate athletics, parking, student housing and student dining. Other program services revenues primarily represent auxiliary enterprises revenue, investment income, and investment losses.

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