Introduction to Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is a Florida state supported college that has more than 174,000 students. It is the largest higher learning institution in the United states. It first opened in the 1960s, with 1,428 attending what was then known as Dade County Junior College. It was a community college open to any county resident who graduated from high school.

Today, Miami Dade College has eight campuses, allowing its students maximum flexibility when it comes to class selection around their location and schedules, especially for first year introductory classes.

Below is a list of the locations and the offerings of each campus:

Hialeah Campus

1780 W 49th Street
Hialeah Florida 33012

Hialeah Campus offers day and evening classes six days a week. It offers Associates degrees and Vocational Credit Certificate programs. It offers classes that can lead to career entry into Computer Technology, Office Technology, Electronics and Early Childhood Development fields.

Homestead Campus

500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL 33030-6009

Homestead Campus offers a full range of higher education programs including those in Computer Information Systems, Business, Health Sciences and many others.

InterAmerican Campus

627 SW 27th Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2204

InterAmerican Campus is a unique environment that offers a variety of courses and degree offerings. It has Miami Dade College’s School of Education, which offers paths to a rewarding career in education. It also has courses in Business, Engineering, Technology and Continuing Education.

Kendall Campus

11011 SW 104 ST
Miami, FL 33176-3393

Kendall Campus offers a wide range of learning opportunities including transfer programs designed to help students move to a four-year institution. It offers a variety of continuing education classes and a School of Business with a comprehensive list of Business concentrations.

Medical Campus

950 N.W. 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127-4622

The Medical Campus offers programs to prepare students for medical careers including those in Allied Health and Nursing. It is located within Miami’s medical/civic center complex, which also houses The University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Veterans Administration Hospital.

North Campus

11380 NW 27 AV
Miami, FL 33167-3418

The North Campus was Miami Dade College’s first campus. It offers students the opportunity to start working toward a bachelor’s degree or earning a one year certificate. The North Campus houses the College’s School of Justice which offers programs to train police officers, corrections officers and private security guards.

West Campus

3800 NW 115th Avenue
Doral, Florida 33178

West Campus offers Associates programs and a full range of general education courses. The School or Business offers Associates degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. The campus also offers corporate training programs

Wolfson Campus

300 NE Second Ave.
Miami, FL 33132

Wolfson Campus is located in Miami’s cultural, financial, and governmental hub. It offers programs in business, computer technology, paralegal studies, hospitality management, engineering, the arts, architecture, banking/financial services and social sciences.

Quick Facts*

Location: Multiple in Miami, FL

Type: Public

Year Established: 1960

In-State Tuition: $3,366

Out-of-State Tuition: $11,895

Enrollment: 63,736

Student Body Stats:

Men 41%
Women 59%
African American: 16%
Hispanic: 70%
White: 8%
Other: 4%

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/)

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