People People
By continuing to attract, recognize, and retain the best teachers, learners, and researchers, UM will cement its reputation as one the nation’s most vibrant and diverse magnets for talent.
Practice Practice
The University of Miami will transform the ways in which faculty, students, and staff learn with one another and share data and thinking across disciplines.
Power Power
The knowledge we create — through scientific research, humanistic inquiry, and artistic expression — is the most powerful force for transformation.
Persistence Persistence
The initiatives in this report chart a new road toward the next century for the University of Miami, building on a tradition of achievement. There are also several areas of existing work that will require investments to sustain our commitment to excellence and continued improvement.

About the Roadmap

As it approaches its centennial in 2025, the University of Miami has created a roadmap for a future across geographic, cultural, and intellectual borders. The University will enhance its passion for scholarly excellence, spirit of innovation, respect for including and elevating diverse voices, and its commitment to tackling the challenges facing our world.


U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges

UM is also ranked among the top research universities graduating students with the lowest amount of debt.


Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

Ranked 44 out of more than 1,000 national public and private institutions in this new ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.


U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools

The Miller School of Medicine is ranked among the nation's top research medical schools, while the Miller School's Physical Therapy program is ranked No. 10. 


U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals

Bascom Palmer Eye Institue at UHealth - the University of Miami Health System - was ranked No. 1 in ophthalmology, marking its 16th time as the nation's best.

Top 12


And Billboard describes the Frost School of Music - one of the jewels in the UM crown - as being among the "top 12 elite" music business schools shaping the music industry's future.


ACC Coach of the Year

This external commendation extends to athletics with 3 of our coaches honored as ACC Conference coach of the year, and the most recent in 2017.