Students walking to class

Points of Pride

Talented Students

  • Miami's retention rate of 90.5% ranks it among the best in the nation for students returning for their sophomore year. (2014)
  • The Bridges program, focused on diversity, last year hosted 581 high school students, mostly from Ohio, for an overnight campus visit, a 26% increase. Of those students, 541 (93%) applied to Miami. Of those who were admitted, 48% are now Miami students. (2014)
  • Miami is one of 11 Ohio colleges and universities sharing a five-year $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant to help increase underrepresented student success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. (2014)
  • Sixty-four percent of African-American students and 76% of Hispanic students who enroll at Miami graduate, ranking Miami 2nd among Ohio public universities, in these groups. (2014)
  • Miami's student-to-faculty ratio is 18-to-1, and 67% of undergraduate courses have fewer than 30 students. (2014)
  • Faculty and skilled instructors (not graduate students) teach 94% of undergraduate credit hours at Miami—the highest percentage of any public university in the state. (2014)
  • Each year, more than 2,000 Miami undergraduates work with professors on funded research, many starting their freshman year. Approximately 40% of Miami seniors report that they have worked on a research project with a faculty member. (2014)