MIAMI DADE COLLEGE

United States, Florida

Miami Dade College, commonly known as Miami Dade, MDC, or Dade is a public college located in Miami, Florida. Established in 1959, it believes to change lives through accessible, high-quality teaching experience. The college shoulders the responsibility of being an economic, cultural and civic leader to promote the development of our diverse global community. The institute fosters a special learning environment that can challenge students and empower them to achieve their academic goals with an international perspective that enables them to actively participate and be globally competitive. Students are offered a variety of majors, with three highly-ranked humanities, liberal arts, nursing and business.

Campus Life

Miami-Dade College has 8 different campuses that make up the college they are: Hialeah Campus, Homestead Campus, Kendall Campus, Medical Campus, North Campus, Eduardo J. Padrón Campus, West Campus and Wolfson Campus. There is also a Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center for students. Each campus has a diverse culture of its student population and provides opportunities for teamwork and leadership. Miami Dade College participates in pentathlons, men's basketball, men's baseball, women's basketball, women's softball and women's volleyball. They have a total of 85 student-athletes, of which 38 are males and 47 are females.

Noted Alumni

Miami Dade College has touched the lives of more than 2 million students and has become one of the largest alumni groups in the United States. Some of them are the former U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, mayor of Miami Manuel "Manny" Alberto Diaz, American actor Sylvester Stallone, Glenn Howerton, Oscar Isaac and Steven Bauer, former American Professional Baseball Player Mike Piazza and many more are a part of the alumni community of the college.