Ridge Career Center

7700 State Rd 544, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9518

About Ridge Career Center

University of Miami is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate560
Student Age% Under 2540%
 % 25 and Over60%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.1%
 % Black19.5%
 % Asian0.5%
 % Latino17.5%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown0.4%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,385
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,543
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid65%
 % Undergraduates with Loans%
 % Undergraduates with Grants65%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,800
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,600
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,600

Neighborhood Data for the Winter Haven Area

Median Age41.4
Median Household Income$36,895
Total Population33,638
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total45.8% 54.2%
 Age 0-947.3%52.7%
 Age 10-1753.7%46.3%
 Age 18-2439.9%60.1%
 Age 25-2944.7%55.3%
 Age 30-3945.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.7%
 % Black30.0%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino12.2%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,800
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$618
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50037.2%37.3%7.2%
 $500 to $7499.6%36.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99945.2%14.6%43.8%
 Over $10008.0%11.6%20.0%
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