Miami University

Oxford, OH

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.

Website: miamioh.edu/

Public
Co-ed
17,327
Undergraduate
Students
(49.9%) 8,650 Women
(50.1%) 8,677 Men
2,607
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 30,126 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
610-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $31,828
Out-of-state: $50,580
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,825
Out-of-state: $33,577
Room and Board
$13,031
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$15,291
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,648
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
994
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Oxford Population
21,351
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Swoop
Sororities
29% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.7% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
14.8% from 102 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
67.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History   1
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
 
City, State, Zip
Oxford, OH 45056
Phone
(513) 529-2531
Fax
(513) 529-1550
E-mail
admission@miamioh.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 30,126 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 15,516 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 14,610 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,418 (20%) of 22,459 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,205 (19%) of 11,657 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,320 (21%) of 10,802 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
81% of 852 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
85% of 19,127 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
1,527
Students Accepting Wait List Position
331
Students Admitted From Wait List
72

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.78
3.75 and Above
52%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
33%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
18%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
57%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
32%
Score of 24 - 29
56%
Score of 18 - 23
12%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 66%
Top half: 92%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
2%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $31,828
Out-of-state: $50,580
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,825
Out-of-state: $33,577
Room and Board
$13,031
Books and Supplies
$1,234
Other Expenses
$2,738
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
onestop@miamioh.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003077
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,916 (69.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,688 (57.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,646 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
358 (28.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$15,291
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,472 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,243
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,114 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,545
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 279 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,313 (28.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,148

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,601 (52.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,634 (65.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,539 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,190 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$15,185
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,865 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,811
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,879 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,391
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 854 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
5,275 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,699

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,648
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Education, Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,063
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Gerontology
  • Health Communication
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
994
Part-Time Faculty
318
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
64%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,368,179
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
652
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Computer Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Environment, Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Education--General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • History
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Education--General
  • Microbiology

Location and Setting


Oxford Population
21,351
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cincinnati
Campus Size
2,100 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.9 average low in January, 81.6 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Oxford
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Hamilton

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
45% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Swoop
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf     x x
Ice Hockey     x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf    
Ice Hockey    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Ice Hockey x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
baseball, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling
Men's Club Sports
equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, cru (formerly campus crusade for christ), alpha phi omega, college republicans, 4 paws for ability, best buddies
Sororities
29% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
17,327
Women
8,650 (49.9%)
Men
8,677 (50.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
16,714
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.7% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students.
14.8% from 102 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
2,607

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
91.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
67.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
78.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
79.1%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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