University of Miami alumni live in all 50 states and in 148 foreign countries; over 72,000 reside in Florida, including over 39,900 in Miami-Dade County. There are just over 166,000 alumni in UM’s history.  It is their success and support that has helped UM become one of the nation’s leading private research universities. The University of Miami Alumni Association (UMAA), founded in 1930, is proud to welcome each and every graduate as a lifetime member and to keep all our alumni connected with the University.