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Consumer Information

The following information is available to all current and prospective students.

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Student Privacy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. An explanation of students' rights under FERPA can be found in the MDC Catalog and in all campus Admissions & Registration offices.

General Information

The MDC Catalog and the MDC website include information on the cost of attendance, requirements for withdrawal and the College's refund policy, degree programs and other training offered, services provided to disabled students, and the names of accrediting agencies.

Gainful Employment Programs

The Federal government requires institutions of higher education to disclose to prospective students certain information about programs that lead to gainful employment, including tuition and fees, the cost of books and materials, the amount of time to complete the program, the number of graduates, job placements, and the median loan debt accumulated by students completing the program. This information allows prospective students to compare different educational institutions offering similar programs to determine which best fit their personal and professional goals.

Institutional Security Policies & Crime Statistics

Security policies and annual crime statistics are published in accordance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990. This information can also be obtained from all Campus Security offices and campus Admissions & Registration offices.

Financial Assistance

Descriptions of federal, state, and institutional sources of financial assistance to students, including eligibility criteria, terms of refund and repayment, deferment provisions, and work-study programs are available in the MDC Catalog, on the Financial Aid website, and at all campus Financial Aid offices. Questions may also be sent to

Study Abroad

Students enrolled in a program of study abroad approved for credit and sponsored or co-sponsored by MDC are eligible to apply for financial aid as described in the previous section, Financial Assistance. [Authority: 20 USC 1091(o)]

Access Services for Disabled Students

The Access Services department on each MDC campus provides instructional and support services for students with permanent or temporary disabilities. These services are designed to assist students in obtaining equal access and opportunity. The Access Services websites for North, Kendall, Wolfson, Medical, Homestead, and InterAmerican provide contact information and descriptions of eligibility requirements, special equipment, accommodations, and other services available on the campuses.

Completion & Transfer-Out Rates for Full-Time Students

Completion and transfer-out rates are provided for full-time, first-time-in-college degree-seeking or certificate-seeking MDC students, as required by The Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990.

Completion & Transfer-Out Rates for Student Athletes

Completion and transfer-out rates are also available for the subset of students receiving athletically-related student aid, disaggregated by sport.

Athletic Program Participation Rates & Financial Support Data

The Intercollegiate Athletics Financial Report presents data on athletic program operating expenses, revenue, gender participation by sport, and coaching salaries, as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act.

Voter Registration Information

MDC encourages all students who are at least 18 years of age and US citizens to participate in the electoral process. You must be a registered voter in order to cast a ballot in General Elections. Voter registration forms are available in all campus Admissions & Registration offices and from the Supervisor of Elections Office for the county in which you reside. Click here for Florida county offices.

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.
Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.