Miami, University of, main campus at Coral Gables, Fla.; partly supported by city, county, and state; coeducational; chartered 1925, opened 1926. Notable programs include a school of marine and atmospheric sciences and a graduate school of international studies. Research facilities include the Center for Theoretical Studies and the Institute for Molecular and Cellular Evolution. The university maintains extension centers throughout the state.
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