University of Miami athletic department earned high Academic Progress Rate

CORAL GABLES, FL. — The University of Miami athletic department earned an Academic Progress Rate score of 977 in the NCAA’s latest APR report, an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally. The NCAA released APR data for all Division I institutions Tuesday.

Seven UM programs achieved APR perfect scores of 1,000 for the 2021-22 academic year – men’s cross country, men’s diving, golf, soccer, women’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis and volleyball.

Clemson Tigers is favored to win the 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference, Florida State Seminoles predicted second and Miami Hurricanes fifth

Three programs – men’s cross country, men’s diving and golf – achieved perfect multi-year scores of 1,000, placing them in the 90-100th percentile nationally. The multi-year scores are based the 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years.

“I am proud of our student-athletes and the exceptional work they continue to do in the classroom,” Vice President/Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich said. “We will continue to work with our staff and coaches to improve our APR scores.”

The APR provides a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team’s academic performance.

University of Miami APR Scores

BaseballMulti-Year APR: 971; 2021-22 APR: 987

Men’s BasketballMulti-Year APR: 995; 2021-22 APR: 976

Women’s BasketballMulti-Year APR: 980; 2021-22 APR: 980

Men’s Cross CountryMulti-Year APR: 1,000; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

Women’s Cross CountryMulti-Year APR: 981; 2021-22 APR: 964

Men’s DivingMulti-Year APR: 1,000; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

FootballMulti-Year APR: 978; 2021-22 APR: 960

GolfMulti-Year APR: 1,000; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

RowingMulti-Year APR: 993; 2021-22 APR: 985

SoccerMulti-Year APR: 997; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

Women’s Swimming & DivingMulti-Year APR: 991; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

Men’s TennisMulti-Year APR: 962; 2021-22 APR: 880

Women’s TennisMulti-Year APR: 992; 2021-22 APR: 1,000

Men’s Track & FieldMulti-Year APR: 964; 2021-22 APR: 964

Women’s Track & FieldMulti-Year APR: 970; 2021-22 APR: 929

VolleyballMulti-Year APR: 995; 2021-22 APR: 1,000




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