Miami at a Glance

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Affiliation: Miami is an Ohio public university.

History: Founded in 1809, Miami University bears the name of the Myaamia people whose homelands are here in the Miami Valley. The university maintains a strong reciprocal relationship with the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma grounded in our shared commitment to learning and each other.

Location: Our main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, with regional campuses in Hamilton, Ohio; Middletown, Ohio; the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio; and the John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg.

Enrollment (fall 2021): 16,500+ undergraduates and 2,300+ graduate students study at our Oxford campus, 4,000+ study on regional campuses, and nearly 200 students per year study in Luxembourg. Miami students come from all 50 states and 79 countries.

Calendar: First (fall) semester begins in late August and ends in mid-December. Our optional Winter Term runs for three weeks in January. Second (spring) semester begins in late January and ends in early May. Summer courses are also offered. For a complete schedule, see the academic calendar.

Degree Programs: On the Oxford campus, Miami offers bachelor's degrees in over 120 areas of study. Graduate students choose from more than 70 master's and doctoral degree programs. Several associate degrees, as well as bachelor's degrees, are also offered through study at the regional locations.

Return on tuition investment

  • Miami is ranked No. 1 among Ohio public universities and No. 49 nationally for return on investment by Payscale.com.
  • 97% of 2020 Miami graduates were employed or furthering their education by Fall 2020.
  • Miami’s four-year graduation rate is ranked #1 among Ohio public universities and #19 among publics nationally.
  • In fall 2021, tuition and fees on the Oxford campus are $16,544 per year for Ohio students and $37,380 per year for non-Ohio residents. First time students enrolled at Miami’s regional campuses pay $3,385 per semester in tuition and fees, while non-Ohio residents pay $8.838 per semester.

Academic excellence and student experience

  • More than 55% of Miami University students study away or abroad.
  • In 2019, 61% of Miami students graduated with at least one minor or additional major.
  • Nearly two-thirds of Miami courses have fewer than 30 students.
  • In 2018–2019, more than 2,800 Miami students worked with professors on research.
  • Seven out of every 10 Miami seniors in the Class of 2019 were involved in internships or field work during their time at Miami.
  • Miami student-athletes have posted a GPA of 3.0 or higher in 29 consecutive semesters.

Public service and sustainability

  • Miami adds $2.3 billion a year to Ohio's economy.
  • During the 2018–2019 academic year, 3,484 Miami students volunteered for 47,031 total hours.
  • Miami is ranked No. 1 among top-quality national universities for operating efficiency by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Miami has reduced its energy footprint per square foot by 36% and its carbon footprint by 44% since 2008.

2019–2020 Miami undergraduates

Average ACT: Oxford 27.9, Regionals 21.6

Out-of state students: Oxford 35%, Regionals 2%

Domestic students of color: Oxford 15%, Regionals 18%

International students: Oxford 13%, Regionals 9%