Points of Pride
- Miami ranks first among public universities in Ohio for best salary potential after graduation, according to the 2015-2016 College Salary Report by PayScale.com. Among Ohio's public universities, Miami has the highest-paid graduates on two lists — for all alumni (including those with graduate degrees) and those with only bachelor's degrees.
- Miami University's four-year graduation rate of 67.2% ranks 13th highest among public colleges and universities in the U.S. The national average is just 37% (for publics only, the 4-year rate is 26%). (2015)
- At Miami, approximately 80% of students graduate in 6 years. (2015)
- Miami's student-athlete graduation success rate (GSR), including students who enroll or transfer to Miami and graduate within 6 years, is 85%, 4% higher than the national rate. Miami's student athlete average g.p.a. for Spring 2014 was 3.30, the highest GPA ever for Miami Athletics for a single semester.
- CollegeRaptor.com ranked Miami 18th among the nation's 25 Best Public Colleges (2016): the only Ohio school to make the list. The rankings are based on factors including retention and graduation rates, faculty salaries, ACT scores, selectivity and other data as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
- Among Ohio public universities, Miami graduates the 2nd highest percentage and the 2nd highest number of undergraduate students in the "hard sciences" (biological sciences, physical sciences, and mathematics). (2014)
- Bringing global knowledge back to Ohio, 42% of Miami's Oxford students study abroad, placing Miami 2nd among public doctoral institutions nationwide. In addition to Miami’s Luxembourg campus, Miami students study abroad in over 90 locations around the world. (2015)
- Miami offers several unique public service immersion opportunities at the local, state and federal levels through its Urban Teaching Cohort, Center for Community Engagement in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, Government Relations Network, and the Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs. Other immersion opportunities include Wilks and Lockheed Martin Leadership Institutes, AIMS Interactive Media Studies program in Silicon Valley, Inside Washington Program, and Inside Hollywood Program. (2014)
- In 2013-14, 226 employers conducted 5,500 interviews with 1,951 students. Over 500 employers attended one or more of Miami's career fairs. Nearly twice as many employers recruit at Miami as compared with other universities our size, according to national statistics.
- The university provided employment opportunities for more than 5,500 students during 2014, including graduate assistants and students in experiential work/learn opportunities.
- Among Miami seniors, 62% are accepted into medical school, compared to 45% nationally. (2014)
- Among Miami seniors, the acceptance rate to law school is 94%, compared to 83% nationally. (2010-2013)