Affiliation: Public university of Ohio
Philosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.
Established: 1809; Miami's name reflects the history of the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of Ohio.
Locations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in Luxembourg
Enrollment: 15,081 undergraduates and 2,476 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,615 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,092 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 126 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2012 enrollment)
Diversity: Multicultural students make up 12.6 percent of the first-year class and 11.6 percent of the undergraduate student body (based on Fall 2012 Oxford campus enrollment).
Degree Programs: Miami offers the bachelor's degree in over 100 areas of study and the master's degree in more than 50 areas; Miami also offers a number of doctoral degrees. Several associate's degrees as well as bachelor's degrees are offered through study at the regional locations.
Calendar: First semester begins late August, ends mid December; second semester begins early January, ends early May. Summer sessions are also offered.
Cost: For 2012–2013, the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board for Ohio residents is $24,143. The cost for non-Ohio residents is $39,707.