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The UM Fact Books digital collection contains fact books produced by the University of Miami Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment (PIRA) from 1972-2016.

The fact books provide the most reliable benchmark data about the University, such as student enrollments, retention and graduation rates, degrees granted, class sizes, library statistics, tuition and expenses, research funding, financial highlights, and endowment statistics.  They are also an excellent source of information about the University’s history, administration, and facilities, as well as student life and athletics. 

The best way to research the collection is to browse the volumes one by one.  Click the icon “Browse All in this collection” to access the fact books. Once you have selected the volume you need, click the “Download” icon on the upper right corner of the screen, and select “All (PDF)” to save the file on your computer.

The PIRA website also contains a range of factual information about the University of Miami, including online editions of the fact books since 2001. For more information, please visit