Miami University—Oxford

Oxford, OH

Miami University—Oxford

Oxford, OH

This. Is. College. 

Established in 1809, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio. Ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report, Miami is recognized as one of the nation’s most outstanding undergraduate institutions. With a student body of nearly 19,000, the University effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

Opportunities for engagement
Our focus on personal attention is enhanced through study in selected disciplines by graduate students—who, along with undergraduates, participate with faculty in significant research and scholarship activities. Miami also offers vibrant residential, community-based, and international programs, involving students in life-enhancing activities that build leadership and develop citizenship, character, and lifelong friendships.

Strong undergraduate teaching
Along with countless opportunities to gain practical experience, Miami is distinguished by faculty who love to teach and mentor students. In fact, the U.S. News & World Report rankings have recognized Miami as a top 10 university in the US in the category of "Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching" for 10+ years. We believe this commitment is also demonstrated in our record of exceptional retention and graduation rates, which remain some of the highest among NCAA Division I schools.

Active alumni
Our graduates represent more than 236,000 Miami alumni located around the globe, serving as professional and community leaders. To an extent envied by most other universities, our alumni maintain ties with their alma mater and stand ready to assist students and young graduates as they join the “Miami Family.”

Picturesque campus
We invite you to visit us here in Oxford. As you explore our website, you can find directions, accommodations, and more information about visiting Miami. If you’re 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!



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

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We’re dedicated to doing everything we can to ensure a smooth college transfer for you. Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where you’ll experience a superior education in a setting that looks exactly like what you imagined college to be. 

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