Miami University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Oxford, OH, less than an hour from Cincinnati.
Founded in 1809, Miami of Ohio currently enrolls around 18,880 students a year, including 16,522 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Miami of Ohio's endowment was valued at $546,127,632 in 2021. For each full-time student, Miami of Ohio spends about $7,631.
Acceptance rate: 92%
Average GPA: 3.52
Mean ACT score: 27
Mean SAT score: 1254
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 15
Admission to Miami of Ohio is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Miami of Ohio is 92 percent.
The average high school GPA for a student at Miami of Ohio is 3.52 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1254. The mean ACT scores is 27.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Miami of Ohio, around 89 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 3,641 students who started at Miami of Ohio as first-time freshman, 2,578 graduate within four years.
Miami of Ohio's six-year graduation for undergrads is 82 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,331 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Miami of Ohio sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Miami of Ohio a good school for YOU?
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All applicants will be notified by March 15.
Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Miami of Ohio and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Miami of Ohio is 28. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Miami of Ohio. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1390 and Above
1210 to 1390
1210 and Less
The median SAT score for Miami of Ohio students is 1297. Applicants with SAT scores of 1390 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Miami of Ohio, while applicants with SAT scores between 1210 to 1390 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1210 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Miami of Ohio.
Wondering what life at Miami of Ohio is like? There are approximately 19,716 students enrolled at Miami of Ohio, including 17,246 undergraduate students and 2,470 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from OH and 34% percent of students are from other states.
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