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Miami Dade College is a public institution located in Miami, Florida. Miami is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

770 Undergraduate Degrees

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Miami Dade College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

MDC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MDC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#99 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Miami Dade College?

Location of Miami Dade College

Contact details for MDC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 Ne 2Nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132-2204
Phone: 305-237-8888

How Do I Get Into MDC?

You can apply to MDC online at:

Miami Dade College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Miami Dade College?

3% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MDC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,636 a year. That adds up to $22,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MDC is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Miami Dade College Undergraduate Student Diversity

21,473 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 51,679 undergraduate students at MDC, with 21,473 being full-time and 30,206 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MDC

Gender Diversity

Of the 21,473 full-time undergraduates at MDC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MDC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Miami Dade College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MDC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 235
Black or African American 2,786
Hispanic or Latino 15,229
White 928
International Students 1,732
Other Races/Ethnicities 563

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Miami Dade College. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 114 countries are represented at MDC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Miami Dade College

3,504 Took All Classes Online
9,117 Took At Least One Class Online
1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,117 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MDC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MDC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Miami Dade College was 1.4%. This is the #1,383 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MDC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Miami Dade College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 493 277 770
TOTAL 493 277 770


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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