A smart investment
Discover the meaning of a Public Ivy. Miami Universityin Oxford, Ohio, founded in 1809, has a national reputation for a superior educational experience and unparalleled professional preparation of its students. PayScale.com ranks Miami University among the top public universities in the nation for best salary potential after graduation.
Personal guidance, professional skills
Miami University is consistently cited for the quality of its academics,is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top public university in the country for best undergraduate teaching, and has consistently ranked in the top five for both private and public schools for the past nine years. Supported by experiences that lead to student success, Miami University students receive personal attention and guidance from our most experienced professors. Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 recognized Miami University for its “high caliber of student body” and “professors’ knowledge and willingness to help” in its “Best and Most Interesting Colleges and Universities” list.
All undergraduates benefit from a well-rounded liberal arts foundation, developing lifelong skills for any career. More than 46% of students study abroad, and 71% of seniors are involved in internships, fieldwork, or co-ops. Additionally, more than 2,000 undergraduate students participate annually in significant research and scholarship activities.
A magnet for employers
The quality of its graduates and its academic reputation give Miami University a solid base of employers significantly larger than most universities its size. Miami University’s four-year graduation rate is among the top in the nation for public universities, and students are accepted into medical and law schools at rates far above the national averages. Miami University is regularly cited by national publications as a “best value” in higher education. This recognition as having a high return on tuition investment is supported by research, surveys, and national data that indicate 96% of Miami University students who graduated between August 2017 and May 2018 were employed or continuing their education by fall 2018 (based on research, surveys, and national data of 74.3% of the 2017–2018 graduates).
24/7 student life
Miami University offers vibrant residential and community-based programs that build leadership and develop citizenship, character, and lifelong friendships. With more than 600 student organizations, strong living-learning communities, sporting events, and student performances, Miami University is a place for students to live without pause and gain an education that pays dividends for a lifetime.