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Points of Pride

Talented Students

  • Miami's retention rate of 90.3% ranks it among the best in the nation for students returning for their sophomore year. (2016)
  • The Bridges program, focused on diversity, last year hosted 607 high school students, mostly from Ohio, for an overnight campus visit. Of those students, 588 (97%) applied to Miami. Of those who were admitted, 50% are now Miami students. (2016)
  • 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. (2016)
  • Miami’s six-year graduation rate is 79%. It is 71.9% for African-American students and 80.2% for Hispanic students, ranking Miami 2nd among Ohio public universities for these groups. (2016)
  • Miami's student-to-faculty ratio is 17-to-1, and 66% of undergraduate courses have fewer than 30 students. (2016)
  • 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. (2016)
  • Each year, more than 2,000 Miami undergraduates work with professors on funded research, many starting their freshman year. Approximately 36% of Miami seniors report that they have worked on a research project with a faculty member. (2016)