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Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students

University of Miami

1320 S Dixie Hwy Coral Gables FL 33146

University of Miami

1320 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, Florida 33146 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:"[All] students are eligible to apply for admission regardless of their citizenship status."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

    Additional information:"[All] students who apply to UM are automatically considered for merit scholarships regardless of their citizenship status."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:"DACA and undocumented applicants are not required to submit the FAFSA. However, if interested in need-based financial aid, they must complete the following requirements by the stated aid deadlines: CSS Profile Note: The CSS Profile submission fee may be waived for those who qualify. For more information, visit College Board’s Fee Waiver page. Tax Documents Note: Tax documents should be uploaded directly to College Board’s IDOC service. Government or Employer Earnings Statements Note: These statements should be uploaded directly to College Board's IDOC service."

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CSS Profile; Financial Certification Form (available in the Applicant Portal after submitting the Common Application); Parent tax documents; Student tax documents; Noncustodial Parent Form, if applicable; Additional financial documents, if requested

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Don't Know

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

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