Miami University—Oxford

Oxford, OH

Miami University—Oxford

Oxford, OH

If you have the will, Miami has the way

Miami University, established in 1809, is located in the legendary college town of Oxford, Ohio. Consistently ranked among the top 10 national public universities for undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report, Miami is recognized as an original Public Ivy—a school that offers an exceptional education at a public school price. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs, and the amenities and lifestyle of a big college campus, with the personalized connections normally only found at smaller institutions.

Miamians do (a lot) more
Where other universities reserve research opportunities for graduate level students only, Miami encourages undergraduates as they engage in in-depth research alongside professors and peers. Miami’s 90+ specialized study abroad opportunities (including at its Luxembourg campus) rank it 4th in the nation for number of students who participate. And campus life offers endless opportunities to do more, through 600+ student organizations and other opportunities.

Strong undergraduate teaching
Along with countless opportunities to gain practical experience, Miami is distinguished by a faculty who love to teach and mentor students. Miami’s recognized "Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching" is demonstrated in its exceptional retention and graduation rates, which remain some of the highest in NCAA Division I schools.

Picturesque campus
As you continue your exploration about Miami, you’re highly encouraged to schedule an on-campus visit. If you are unable to stop by, visit us virtually to discover why Miami is a great place to call home. Robert Frost once identified our campus as "the most beautiful campus that ever there was." We agree and we think you will, too!

Results that speak for themselves
Miami graduates are job magnetscompanies flock to hire Miamians because their track record of professional success. The Center for Career Exploration and Success partners with students on job readiness, including hosting one of the nation’s largest collegiate career fairs. Graduates attend some of the nation’s most prestigious graduate schools, lead Fortune 500 companies, and use what they learned at Miami to meet the challenge of an evolving world.



Ranked #5 among colleges for "Best Undergraduate Teaching" | U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Ranked among the "Best National Universities" and #48 among "Top Public Schools" | U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Ranked the #13 “Best School for Internships” among public universities | The Princeton Review, 2023


Ranked #55 among the "Best Undergraduate Business Schools" | Poets&Quants, 2023


Ranked #35 among the "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


#1 Most Beautiful U.S. College Town | Travel Trivia, 2022

At a Glance

Affiliation: Miami is an Ohio public university.

History: Founded in 1809, Miami University bears the name of the Myaamia people whose homelands are here in the Miami Valley. The university maintains a strong reciprocal relationship with the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma grounded in our shared commitment to learning and each other.

Location: Our main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, with regional campuses in Hamilton, Ohio; Middletown, Ohio; the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio; and the John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg.

Enrollment (fall 2022): 16,500+ undergraduates and 2,200+ graduate students study at our Oxford campus, 3,500+ study on regional campuses, and nearly 200 students per year study in Luxembourg. Miami students come from 48 states and 101 countries.

Calendar: First (fall) semester begins in late August and ends in mid-December. Our optional Winter Term runs for three weeks in January. Second (spring) semester begins in late January and ends in early May. Summer courses are also offered. For a complete schedule, see the academic calendar.

Degree Programs: On the Oxford campus, Miami offers bachelor's degrees in over 120 areas of study. Graduate students choose from more than 70 master's and doctoral degree programs. Several associate degrees, as well as bachelor's degrees, are also offered through study at the regional locations.

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