MiamiOH

Miami University

501 E High St, Oxford, United States
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  • Total Documents
    4,122
  • Class Notes
    2,742
  • Textbook Notes
    624
  • Study Guides
    755
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,834
  • Previously Enrolled
    1,259

Overview of Miami University (MiamiOH)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:17,147
    • Men:8,549 (49.9%)
    • Women:8,598 (50.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (MiamiOH)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Miami University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Oxford, OH  45056
Phone
(513) 529-2531
Fax
(513) 529-1550
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
February 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 30,255 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 15,287 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 14,968 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
4,418 (21%) of 20,635 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,137 (20%) of 10,630 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,281 (23%) of 10,005 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.76
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
610-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
30%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
19%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
580-670 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
14%
• Score 600 - 700
54%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
29 average |26-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
38%
• Score 24 - 29
57%
• Score 18 - 23
5%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (MiamiOH)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $14,578|Out-of-state: $32,768
  • Room & Board: - $12,725 (77.53945524343428%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,216 (7.40966424958869%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,470 (15.050880506977027%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Miami University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003077
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,763 (69.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,600 (57.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,576 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
454 (28.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$16,002
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,358 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,867
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,158 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,490
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 338 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,125 (28.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,622

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
8,490 (52.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,583 (65.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,523 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,311 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$15,056
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,782 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,276
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,327 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,508
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 870 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
4,998 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,931

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,434
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Architecture, Education, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,087

Academics & Instruction (MiamiOH)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


973

Part-Time Faculty


308

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


65%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,180,683

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Miami University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


90.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


67.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


79.1%

Programs & Majors (MiamiOH)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (91)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • 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
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, 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
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Gerontology
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • 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
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • 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
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Health professions and related sciences, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Gerontological Studies, Master of Music, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Statistics, Master of Population and Social Gerontology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Computer Science, Master of Education, Master of Environment, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (40)


  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Interior Design
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Statistics
  • Systems Science
  • Theater

Campus Life (MiamiOH)

Location & Geography

Population


21,351

Nearest Metropolitan Area


2,100 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Cincinnati

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati
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 of College Housing


45% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


55%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Miami University offers 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


34% 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


16,619

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
17,147
Women
8,598
Men
8,549

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 3.7% Black/African-American
  • 5.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.8% White
  • 0.5% Unknown

International Students


14.8% from 92 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


2,553

Student Resources (MiamiOH)