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Welcome to Miami International University of Art & Design

A Message from President Leslie Baughman

Miami International University of Art & Design (MIU) has been a mainstay of higher education in the heart of Miami since 1965. We offer local, national, and international students a quality education in Design, Fashion, and Media Arts. MIU is one of The Art Institutes, a system of schools throughout North America.

We’re located in downtown Miami, a modern, cosmopolitan, and multicultural city. Easily accessible by public transport and major interstates, MIU offers students a multitude of year-round events and activities. Miami is a city dedicated to its future and committed to fulfilling the needs of its diverse community while preserving its unique heritage. Miami offers an unprecedented opportunity to explore, participate, and contribute to its growth and development, thus enriching your own life experience. Miami International University of Art & Design encompasses a diverse population representing all walks of life and cultures from over 60 countries. We provide, as few other places can, a live medium in which you can expand your culture and knowledge.

Our faculty and staff are qualified professionals dedicated to working with you, emphasizing areas critical to your success. We’re focused on providing you with a quality education for your chosen profession. We hope you’re just as excited to commit your experience by getting involved and taking in all that the University and Miami has to offer. You have a unique opportunity to learn from professional artists in a hands-on environment while, at the same time, making industry contacts and lifelong friendships.

We hope you’ll make us part of your educational journey and allow us to hone your skills and talents to prepare you to excel in your educational and career aspirations.

Leslie Baughman
Miami International University of Art & Design