Miami Dade College and CLACI
Miami Dade College is the largest and most diverse public college in the nation. With seven campuses, two center, and over 170,000 students from across the world, the College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. MDC features numerous Community Education classes, online credit classes through the Virtual College. The College also offers classes at the New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and Dual Enrollment. Miami Dade College strives to be democracy´s college by providing students from low income and diverse backgrounds with unparalleled access to community education.
Miami Dade College ranks first nationally in associate´s degrees awarded to Hispanics and African Americans. Miami Dade College has been featured as one of the most progressive institutions of higher education in the country. Our College President has been recently named by the Obama administration to lead the National Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the United States. This honor and responsibility is in recognition for his over 30 years of work providing solutions for students of low income and diverse backgrounds.
Miami Dade Colleg´s initiatives are enriched by our unparalleled Latino and immigrant community enrollment. We will tap and use the talents, experiences, variety and depth of our Latino and immigrant community to enrich the Inter-American dialogue at Miami Dade.
The City of Miami and CLACI
This international city is located in southern Florida between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades. Miami boasts being the host of the Latin American Headquarters for major international corporations. Miami is also the frequent business center for a number of Latin American leaders who use the city as a strategic entry port that connects Latin America to the US. The Miami metropolitan area is also a center for banking, fashion, music, Spanish-language TV and film production, and the largest cruise ship port in the world.
CLACI benefits from Miami´s strategic connection to Latin American businesses, governments and culture and from our vibrant Latino and immigrant community.