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College of Creative Arts

Special Admission Requirements

All incoming first-year and transfer students pursuing an arts major (architecture, art, art education, graphic design, interior design, music, music education, music performance, and theatre) are required to submit a portfolio and/or schedule an audition/interview by the admission application deadline. This is in addition to the Common Application for admission to Miami University. Information on how to submit a portfolio for your major can be found below

Portfolio and/or audition deadlines

First-Year Students

All auditions must be scheduled by February 1 of each academic year. First-year students should observe the deadlines below for submitting portfolios and scheduling auditions:

  • Early Decision—November 15*
  • Early Action, February notification—December 1*
  • Regular Decision, March notification—February 1

*If you do not meet these deadlines, your application will be considered for the Regular Decision, March notification. Music students who audition by February 23, 2015 receive first consideration for music scholarships.

Transfer Students

Students transferring from another university should observe the following deadlines:

  • Architecture and Interior Design—Portfolios should be submitted at the time of application. Portfolios submitted after March 15 will be considered on a space available basis.
  • Art, Art Education, Graphic Design—Portfolios should be submitted at the time of application. Portfolios submitted after March 15 will be considered on a space available basis.
  • Music Education, Music Performance—Auditions should be completed by May 1 to be considered for fall admission. Auditions completed before March 15 have the best opportunities for scholarships. 
  • Theatre—Auditions should be completed by May 1 to be considered for fall admission.
Important to note:
  • Late portfolios will only be considered on a space available basis.
  • Actual physical artwork will not be accepted in the portfolio, only images of the artwork will be accepted.
  • Portfolios submitted in non-conforming formats may not be considered.
  • If you wish your portfolio to be returned, please include return postage and a mailer.

For the first-year application process, select your major:

Architecture or Interior Design
Art, Art Education, or Graphic Design
Music, Music Education, or Music Performance
Theatre

For the transfer application process, select your major:

Architecture or Interior Design
Art, Art Education, or Graphic Design
Music, Music Education, or Music Performance (Transfer applicants follow the same procedure as first-year applicants.)
Theatre (Transfer applicants follow the same procedure as first-year applicants.)

Locations
Luxembourg
West Chester
Middletown
Hamilton
Oxford
  • Luxembourg
    Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Contact and emergency information for the Luxembourg Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    luxembourg@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    531 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA

    Directions

    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-5050
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    Contact and emergency information for the Voice of America Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069
     
    voalc@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/voalc

    Printable Floor Plan
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Middletown
    Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    Contact and emergency information for the Middletown Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

     4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    Contact and emergency information for the Hamilton Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Oxford
    Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    Contact and emergency information for the Oxford Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency