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Colleges / Miami University

Miami University

Oxford, OH 4-Year Public

About Miami of Ohio

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.

2021 Admissions Facts About Miami of Ohio

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

What is Miami University's acceptance rate?

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.

Is Miami of Ohio a good school?

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.

Retention and graduation rates

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 outcomes and student debt

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.

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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

26 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


26 to 31


26 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 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.

Miami of Ohio SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1210 - 1390


Math SAT Range

610 - 730


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1390 and Above


1210 to 1390


1210 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Miami of Ohio Tuition & Fees

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State Tuition

Student Life

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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Part Time


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Application Deadline

Feb 1
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