Miami University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Miami University in Oxford
Miami University in Oxford. ellievanhoutte / Flickr

Miami University of Ohio is a somewhat selective school, with an acceptance rate of around 65 percent. That means that around one-third of applicants were not admitted. Interested students will need to submit an application, along with scores from the SAT or ACT, high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. Students can also apply with the Common Application, which could save time and energy, when applying to multiple schools that use that application.

 

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Admissions Data (2015)

Miami University Description

Miami University is a highly-ranked public university located in Oxford, Ohio. Founded in 1809, it is one of the oldest public universities in the country. Miami is a comprehensive research university, but the school's focus is primarily on undergraduate education. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Miami University was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

In athletics, the Miami University RedHawks compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference (MAC). The university has one of the highest graduation rates of all Division I schools.

Enrollment (2015)

  • Total Enrollment: 19,076 (16,387 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 98% Full-time

    Costs (2016 - 17)

    • Tuition and Fees: $14,736 (in-state); $32,555 (out-of-state)
    • Books: $1,216
    • Room and Board: $12,454
    • Other Expenses: $2,014
    • Total Cost: $30,420 (in-state); $48,239 (out-of-state)

    Miami University Financial Aid (2014 - 15)

    • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 76%
    • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
      • Grants: 66%
      • Loans: 41%
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $9,805
      • Loans: $7,401

    Academic Programs

    • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Animal Biology, Communication Studies, Early Childhood Education, Finance, History, International Relations, Kinesiology, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies

        Retention and Graduation Rates

        • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 90%
        • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 65%
        • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 80%

        Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

        • Men's Sports: Baseball, Golf, Football, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Basketball, Track
        • Women's Sports: Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Field Hockey

        Data Source

        National Center for Educational Statistics

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        Miami and the Common Application

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