University of Miami - My School of Architecture University of Miami - My School of Architecture

University of Miami


Miami, FL

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Architecture; Master of Architecture


The School of Architecture’s mission is founded in the faculty commitment to excellence in design and architecture at every level.

Faculty and students draw upon the current and evolving body of knowledge of architecture while seeking an understanding of the history of the profession, traditional building methods, materials, form, and organization.

At present, UMSoA has more than 300 students, including 77 graduate students. There are about 60 full-time and part-time faculty, plus a professional staff of about 20, educating and supporting those students. More than 50 percent of the School’s students participate in study-abroad programs based in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.


A private research university with more than 16,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.

The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked UM among the top 51 universities in the country in its “Best Colleges” listings. U.S. News also cites several of its programs in “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

Established in 1925 during the region’s famous real estate boom, UM is a major research university engaged in more than $309 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.