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Colleges / Miami University

Miami University

Oxford, OH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Miami of Ohio

Miami University Overview

Miami University is a public, state school in the small town setting of Oxford, Ohio. Miami of Ohio was founded in 1809 and the school now enrolls around 19,216 students a year, which includes 16,977 undergraduate students. Miami of Ohio ensures housing for up to 8,511 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! February 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by March 15.

Student Involvement at Miami of Ohio

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Miami of Ohio students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Miami of Ohio has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Miami of Ohio has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Miami of Ohio on the Student Life page.

2022 Miami of Ohio Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 98%
Average GPA 3.8
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 98%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%
In-State Tuition $14,342
Out-of-State $35,371
Percent of Need Met 64.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $21,854

Is Miami of Ohio a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Miami of Ohio offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Miami University

It is moderately difficult to get into Miami of Ohio. Miami of Ohio admitted 89% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 29,990 students applied to Miami of Ohio and 26,571 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Miami of Ohio

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 89% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Miami of Ohiocome back their sophomore year. Miami of Ohio's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 83%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Miami of Ohio Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Miami of Ohio by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Miami of Ohio directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Miami University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Miami University's endowment was $546.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $7,631 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Miami of Ohio

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Miami of Ohio meets 64.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Miami of Ohio full-time are awarded $21,854 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $28,711 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Miami of Ohio.

Based on this information, how does Miami of Ohio sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Miami of Ohio a good school for you?

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Where is Miami University Located?

Miami of Ohio is located in the small town setting of Oxford, Ohio, in the suburbs of Cincinnati.

If you would like to see Miami of Ohio for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Oxford, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Miami of Ohio and Oxford are like without leaving home.

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College Info

501 E High St Oxford, OH 45056

Campus Setting: Small Town

Miami of Ohio Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Miami of Ohio is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Miami of Ohio is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Miami of Ohio ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above


24 to 30


24 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Miami of Ohio is 27. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into Miami of Ohio. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Miami of Ohio SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1180 - 1350


Math SAT Range

580 - 690


Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1350 and Above


1180 to 1350


1180 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Miami of Ohio students is 1254. Applicants with SAT scores of 1350 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Miami of Ohio, while applicants with SAT scores between 1180 to 1350 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1180 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Miami of Ohio.

Miami of Ohio Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Miami of Ohio is like? There are approximately 19,216 students enrolled at Miami of Ohio, including 16,977 undergraduate students and 2,239 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from OH and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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