Points of Pride
- Miami's ongoing investment in student success has led to the following:
- a graduate salary potential among the top tier nationally, according to Payscale.com and Forbes magazine.
- Miami ranking 2nd highest by U.S.News & World Report for "efficiently spend(ing) their limited resources in order to produce the highest possible educational quality."
- a median time to achieve a degree of 3.7 years, contributing to lower overall costs for students.
- Factoring in financial aid, 10% of Ohio students pay no tuition and fees and an additional 9% pay less than $5,000 in tuition and fees to attend Miami's Oxford campus.
- Miami offers merit scholarship packages for top students, rewarding high grades and ACT scores of 26 and above. Seventy percent of the Fall 2012 first-year students received a scholarship or grant from Miami University.
- Miami's Access Initiative ensures that students from an Ohio family with an income of $35,000 or less pay no tuition and fees.
- In addition to 7 associate degree programs at Miami's campuses in Middletown and Hamilton, 5 bachelor's programs are available exclusively at our regional campuses: criminal justice, nursing, engineering technology, integrative studies, and health information technology. In Fall 2014, forensic science and investigations and regional civic development degrees will be available. These campuses have among the lowest regional campus tuitions in the state.
- Miami is committed to an ongoing LEAN initiative to reduce costs and maximize efficiency. We have trained 1,313 employees and 155 student managers universitywide over 4 years. Miami is earning $15 million/year in additional revenues or cost reductions while re-investing in critical strategic priorities without sacrificing academic quality.
- In BusinessWeek magazine's 2013 ranking of undergraduate business programs, Miami’s Farmer School of Business ranks 22nd overall and 8th among public universities nationwide.
- Miami's Institute for Entrepreneurship is the No. 1 school with an exclusively undergraduate focus, the No. 5 public institition and overall 12th in the nation for best entrepreneurship education, as ranked by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review. Miami's accountancy program is ranked 4th in the nation among schools without doctoral programs by Public Accounting Report.
- Miami University ranks 22nd among public national universities included in The Alumni Factor Top Schools list for 2013. Findings are based on surveys and interviews with more than 42,000 alumni and measures 15 factors, including income, job opportunities, college experience and its influence on their lives today, intellectual development, and overall happiness.
- G.I. Jobs magazine has named Miami a Military Friendly School for 2013.