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Located in northern Miami-Dade County on a 245-acre site, this beautifully landscaped campus was the College’s first major campus, built in
1960. Its main academic buildings surround a serene lake, and parking areas are well-lit and secure.
The North campus enrolls over 41,000 credit and non-credit students with unique programs and certificates.
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has an Open Door Admissions Policy, which provides educational opportunities
to all who are interested in participating in the degree programs,
courses, and services offered by the College.
Campus serves a diverse population of students with over half of
them in the 18- to 25- year-old age group. Other students include adults new to college, those returning
after time away from study, and those seeking new job skills.
School of Advanced Studies, high school juniors and seniors
also can enroll in a special dual enrollment program and take
college-level courses along with their high school courses.
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want to upgrade skills, retrain or start working on a bachelor’s degree, the North Campus will provide
students with the
opportunity to earn a degree or a one-year certificate, or prepare
them for a licensing exam. With
day and evening classes offered throughout the week, there is a
convenient time for everyone to pursue an education.
recognize that not everyone learns the same way. Whether you are comfortable in the traditional classroom or
require more flexibility, North can tailor your education to meet
about Open College, Direct Independent Study, Cooperative
Education, Distance Learning and Service Learning.
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Through Community Education students can enroll in an array of courses –
during the day, evening and weekend – for adults and kids, on
campus and at the centers near your home. If you are looking for a course to enrich you leisure time,
to learn a new sport or hobby, or just to meet people with common
interests, we have an affordable, convenient class to meet your
The North Campus also addresses the training needs of local companies
through the our Center for Professional Development and Corporate
Training, which offers instruction and employee development
workshops to business, government and industry. These workshops, on topics such as computer software use,
management methods and customer service skills, may be conducted at client facilities or on our campus.
If you are interested in gaining military experience while enrolled in
college classes, North offers ROTC in conjunction with the
University of Miami.
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more than 40 clubs that appeal to a variety of extracurricular
interests, including cultural, religious, social or service groups. The campus also has an active Student Government Association,
many professional and honorary societies and an award-winning
student newspaper, The Falcon Times..
We also have many student groups that participate in performing and visual
arts activities. Special events on campus include festivals, concerts by campus ensembles and
professional musicians, plays and gallery exhibits by
internationally known artists.
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The following are some programs unique to the North Campus:
School of Justice – trains police officers, corrections officers
and private sector security guards and has a state-of-the-art
School of Fire and Environmental Sciences – trains students for a
variety of technical positions in the area of fire prevention
and control, as well as in chemical and watershed management.
Funeral Service program – the only program offered by a public
institution in southeast Florida that trains morticians and
funeral service directors.
Entertainment Technologies program – prepares students to work in film,
television, radio, sound engineering, music business and digital
We are eager to serve all students regardless of their needs.
– provides services for disabled students, including readers,
interpreters, support labs and tutoring.
- Language Institute – serves a large,
international student population that wants to learn English and
make a smooth transition to college courses.
- Center for Early Care and Education –
provides care to toddlers (ages 3 to 5) in a safe setting with
challenging, educational activities.
- National Test Center – administers CLEP, SAT,
ACT, GRE and other special examinations.
- Wellness Center – ideal for getting in shape
and releasing stress (open to the public).
- Honors Program – offers stimulating learning
experiences through special academic programs and courses.
| Can I afford to attend North Campus? | Top
Miami Dade’s tuition and costs are a fraction of those of the state universities. Yet our students who enroll in and transfer to four-year
colleges and universities do as well as their fellow students who
entered the four-year schools as freshman. Therefore, not only will you save money on your education, but
your Associate in Arts degree from Miami-Dade guarantees full acceptance of your credits at all Florida state universities and
higher education institutions throughout the country.
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Aid is provided on the basis of
demonstrated need. Miami Dade
North participates in all federally and state-funded financial aid
programs. Additionally, we offer academic and performance scholarship
to qualified applicants.
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The first step is to visit or call
the New Student Center. The staff will help you to identify the program that best suits
your needs and expectations and will provide you with the information
needed to ease your transition into the campus. The following are important rooms and phone numbers to start
you on your way.
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|New Student Center
North Campus is located on 11380 N.W. 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167-3418
Entrepreneurial Education Center 6300 N.W. Seventh Avenue, Miami, FL 33150-4322 - 305-237-1900
| Miami Dade College Degree Programs | Top
Miami Dade College is a
two-year, state-supported community college with six campuses and
numerous outreach centers.
The College offers more than 200
programs leading to the Associate in Science and Associate in Arts
degrees, as well as numerous certificates.