Fall 2016 Admitted Student Statistics

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First-year students offered admission to Miami for Fall 2016 represented the academically-accomplished and diverse, both racially/ethnically and geographically, in University history. 

Applications for Admission

Applications by Geographic Location
Application Process Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents International Total
Received 10,844 14,021 4,906 29,771
Offered Admission 7,380 9,936 2,147 19,463

Admitted Student Profile

  • Male/Female: 46%/54%
  • Students of Color: 14.1%
  • Miami Connection: Sons, daughters, and siblings of alumni make up 11.9% (2,311 students) of the admitted class.
  • Total Number of High Schools: 4,046

Academic Profile:

ACT composite scores
32 or above 22.5%
30 or above 42.8%
28 or above 64.7%
26 or above 85.3%
22 or above 96.4%
Old SAT combined scores (CR+M)
1300 or above 42.0%
1200 or above 71.0%
1100 or above 92.0%
Academic standing middle 50% ranges*
GPA 3.58 to 4.11
ACT composite score 27 to 31
SAT I combined score (CR+M) 1170 to 1350

* This is the range above which 25 percent of students fall and below which 25 percent fall.


Geographic Breakdown

The admitted first-year class includes students from 49 of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 76 countries. The distribution of students is as follows:

  • Ohio: 42.5%
  • Other States: 57.5%

Admits by Region

  • Ohio: 7,413
  • New England: 741
  • Middle Atlantic: 1,534
  • South: 1,164
  • Eastern Midwest: 4,606
  • Western Midwest: 754
  • West: 1,101
  • International: 2,145

Map of Admits in the United States

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Map of International Admits

Map of the world with number of admits by country: Argentina- 1, Australia- 5, Azerbaijan- 1, Bangladesh- 7, Belgium- 2, Bolivia- 3, Brazil- 16, Cameroon- 1, Canada- 25, China- 1,833, Colombia- 2, Congo- 1, Croatia- 1, Cyprus- 1, Denmark- 1, Dominican Republic- 1, Ecuador- 2, Egypt- 4, El Salvador- 1, Ethiopia- 2, Finland- 1, France- 6, Georgia- 1, Germany- 7, Ghana- 5, Guatemala- 3, Hong Kong S.A.R.- 8, Hungary- 1, India- 115, Indonesia- 3, Ireland- 2, Israel- 2, Italy- 2, Jamaica- 1, Japan- 14, Jordan- 4, Kazakhstan- 2, Kuwait- 2, Lithuania, 1, Macau S.A.R- 1, Malaysia- 1, Mexico- 21, Mongolia- 1, Morocco- 1, Myanmar- 2, Nepal- 5, Netherlands- 1, New Zealand- 1, Nigeria- 5, Pakistan- 3, Peru- 3, Phillippines- 5, Portual- 4, Romania- 1, Russia- 5, Saudi Arabia- 2, Serbia- 3, Sierra Leone- 1, Singapore- 1, Slovakia- 1, South Africa- 1, South Korea- 37, Spain- 3, Sri Lanka- 1, Taiwan- 18, Thailand- 5, Trinidad and Tobago- 1, Turkey- 6, Ukraine- 1, United Arab Emirates- 3, United Kingdom- 13, United States- 17,179, Uzbekistan- 1, Venezuela- 1, Vietnam- 34, Zimbabwe- 1

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