The University of Miami is one of the most innovative private research universities in the world, with a well-earned reputation for academic excellence and commitment to students. About 11,000 undergraduate students from every state and 111 nations study in our nine undergraduate schools and colleges. They enjoy a student-faculty ratio of 12 to 1, coupled with exposure to cutting edge research, passionate teaching and a dynamic learning environment.


At the U, leading scholars teach undergraduates and live and learn with them in our five residential colleges, fostering student-faculty interaction from the very first semester. As one of the most active research universities as rated by the Carnegie Foundation, we offer a wide variety of degree programs, many of which are unique to UM.


Our undergraduate programs range from broadcast journalism to international administration, studio jazz to theater arts, business law to computer science. Interdisciplinary programs flourish, including environmental science, neuroscience, Latin American studies and music engineering technology; dual-degree and honors programs include engineering, law, marine geology, medicine, Latin American studies and physical therapy, with new programs being added all of the time.


At UM you'll join a diverse and energized academic community. Engaged in more than 180 academic programs and majors, undergraduate and graduate students come from across the nation and around the world to pursue their passions and set a course for future success. With over 290 student organizations, including Model United Nations, students have the opportunity to pursue various passions and fully enjoy the college experience. At UM, learning doesn't end when you leave the classroom. Our motto is "Live to learn, learn to live."


The University of Miami welcomes the participants of MICSUN IX and hopes everyone has an amazing time at the U!