Miami University -- Oxford

Oxford, OH

Miami University -- Oxford

Oxford, OH

Tuition & Fees

$15,232

$34,307

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
37%
600-699
45%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
35%
24-29
54%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,248
Declined 5,672
Total Received 28,920
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Public

17,246

undergraduate students

2,470

graduate students

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2,100-acre campus in Oxford (population: 22,859), 35 miles from Cincinnati and 45 miles from Dayton; regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester; abroad in Luxembourg. Served by bus; major airports serve Cincinnati and Dayton; train serves Cincinnati and Connersville, IN (26 miles). School operates transportation on and off campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Cincinnati
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International

Miami University — Oxford
501 East High Street
Oxford
45056

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ)
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • College Republicans
  • 4 Paws for Ability
  • Best Buddies

Top Events

  • Parents' Weekend
  • Kids' Fest Weekend
  • Homecoming

Fun Facts

  • Miami University -- Oxford folklore says couples who kiss under the Upham Arch on campus will get married. That might explain the school's 13.5% "Miami Merger" rate, aka alumni who marry other alumni!
  • Miami University -- Oxford claims they have the highest alumni marriage rate (alumni who marry other alumni): 13.5%! In fact, every year, the school's Alumni Association sends Valentine's Day cards to all of those "Miami Mergers."
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
56%
500-599
22%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
37%
600-699
45%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
300-399
0
30-36
35%
24-29
54%
18-23
10%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,248
Declined 5,672
Total Received 28,920

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 102
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Badminton

Club Sports Women

Badminton

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
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
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

19,716

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

17,246
students

Female
50%
8,597

Male
50%
8,649

13%

2,470
students

Female
71%
1,763

Male
29%
707

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

16,682
students

Female
50%
8,328

Male
50%
8,354

4%

564
students

Female
48%
269

Male
52%
295

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 71%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

205

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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