Miami International University Of Art & Design

Miami International University of Art & Design has been a mainstay of higher education in the heart of Miami since its establishment in 1965, providing local, regional, national, and international students quality education in the arts.

In January 2002, the University was acquired by The Art Institutes International Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Education Management Corporation. EDMC is one of the largest providers of private, post secondary education in the country with 70 primary campus locations in 24 states and two Canadian provinces.

Our University is located in the heart of Miami, a modern, cosmopolitan, multicultural city. Miami is a city dedicated to its future and committed to fulfilling the needs of its diverse community while preserving its unique heritage. Miami will offer you an unprecedented opportunity to explore, participate, and contribute to its growth and development, thus enriching your own life experience. In addition, Miami International University of Art & Design encompasses a diverse population representing all walks of life and cultures from over 60 countries.
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United States

1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100
FL 33132-1418
Phone: 1-800-225-9023
Fax: 1-305-374-5933
Website: http://www.artinstitutes.

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Our Aims

Miami International University of Art & Design is a learning-centered, career-oriented institution serving the educational needs of its students and industry through undergraduate and graduate programs with growth potential. Our mission is to prepare our undergraduate students for entry-level positions in their chosen fields, as well as to provide our graduate students with a scholarly vehicle to further explore their chosen disciplines. The University achieves its mission through the offering of quality higher education. The institution is dedicated to fostering a culture of learning by providing an academic environment that encourages creative and analytical expression.  

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Student Facilities

Miami International University of Art & Design offers each student access to the technology, tools, and facilities needed to complete projects in all disciplines. Here, students have the opportunity to produce quality work in an environment appropriate for their chosen career paths.

The University is housed in one conveniently located central building on the corner of 15th St. and Biscayne Blvd in Miami previously referred to as the Omni Building. Another building, the Miami Woman's Club, is a national historic landmark and houses some additional studio space and is located just behind the main building on the bank of Biscayne Bay.

The main building of the University houses: studios, computer labs, all lecture rooms, administrative and faculty offices, the Office of Admissions, the 800 square foot Main Gallery, student lounge and cafeteria and library, located on the second floor. The Library has over 23,000 volumes and subscribes to more than two hundred periodicals specific to the academic programs offered. The Library also owns a special collection of Vogue magazines from 1947 and a rare and unique collection of the "The...  [ Read All ]

Student Life

Student life is an integral part of the university experience. At Miami International University of Art & Design, you will have the opportunity to develop friendships that last a lifetime. On campus, you will encounter students, faculty, and staff in the classrooms, in addition to administrative staff each day. You can also choose to reside in our student-sponsored housing and participate in leisure activities and campus-organized events. During the year, the Office of Student Affairs sponsors a variety of events including intramural sports, dances, parties, special meals, “lunch and learn” sessions, and off-campus trips. Making friends and finding shared interests with a wide variety of people are some of the life-long benefits of your university experience. Student Affairs plays a critical leadership role in offering quality services and learning opportunities that helps students, who actively participate, achieve their educational and career goals.

Some students arrive with previous experience in their program fields, others arrive with only their desire to learn. Students come to Miami International University of Art & De...  [ Read All ]


The Office of Student Housing at Miami International University of Art & Design is dedicated to helping students meet housing needs throughout their stay at Miami International University of Art & Design. The living arrangements chosen are important to students’ well-being and success.
Miami International University of Art & Design is a member of the International Association of College and University Housing Offices.  

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Miami International University of Art & Design
1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100
Miami, FL 33132-1418
Phone 1-800-225-9023
Fax 1-305-374-5933

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