A smart investment
Discover the meaning of a Public Ivy. Miami University in 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
Consistently recognized for its academic quality, Miami University has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as a top public university in the country for best undergraduate teaching for each of the past ten 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 2019 recognized Miami University for its strengths in academic programs and “emphasis on research, study abroad, and leadership.”.
All undergraduates benefit from a well-rounded liberal arts foundation, developing lifelong skills for any career. More than 55% of students study abroad, and 79% of seniors are involved in internships, fieldwork, or co-ops. Additionally, more than 2,800 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 2018 and May 2019 were employed or continuing their education by fall 2019.
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.