Miami University, founded in 1809, is a comprehensive, public university. It has an Honors Program, the Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg, an undergraduate research program, the Paper Science and Engineering program (one of only eight in the country), a nationally acclaimed Interdisciplinary Studies Program (individually designed majors) and Student Leadership programs. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Science and the Schools of Applied Science, Business Administration, Education and Allied Professions, Fine Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies. Its campus of over 2,000 acres is located in Oxford, 30 miles northwest of Cincinnati.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
17,246
Undergraduates
8,658
Men - 50.2%
8,589
Women - 49.8%
2,470
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 28,920 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
670 average
610-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
638 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,766
Out-of-state: $51,841
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $15,232
Out-of-state: $34,307
Room and Board
$13,397
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$16,409
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,652
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
983
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
5%
10-19
30%
20-29
31%
30-39
17%
40-49
7%
50-99
7%
Over 100
3%
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Cincinnati Population
21,351
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Swoop
Sororities
40% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
2.7%
Black/African-American
4.1%
Hispanic/Latino
5.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
82.3%
Unknown
0.4%
International Students
11.8% from 102 countries
First-Year Students Returning
90.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
70.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%