Farmer School of Business

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Direct admission for first-year students

Incoming first-year students wishing to major in business can apply for direct admission into the Farmer School of Business (FSB). No separate application is required, but students must indicate business as their intended major on the admission application or change their intended major before their application deadline.

Admission to FSB is competitive, yet based on a holistic and comprehensive review process which considers many factors to establish the context of a student's achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in its rigorous curriculum.

For Fall 2016, the middle 50% of students gaining direct admission into FSB typically have an academic profile as outlined below.

ACT Composite Score: 28-32
SAT (CR+M):
1250-1400
GPA (on a 4.00 scale):
3.65-4.15

Current student admission requirements

First-year students admitted to Miami, but not directly admitted into the Farmer School of Business, can gain admission to FSB by following the intra-university transfer admission requirements. To be admitted into the Farmer School of Business, a current student must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours at Miami University that apply toward the Bachelor of Science in Business degree and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the set of Miami Plan Foundation and/or business courses taken at Miami University; this set must include MTH 151 and ECO 201 (or equivalent courses, unless AP, post-secondary, or transfer credit was earned).

Transfer admission

To be admitted into FSB, a transfer student must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours that apply toward the Bachelor of Science in Business degree. Typically, transfer students have an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher in all graded credit hours earned and have completed MTH 151 and ECO 201 (or equivalent course credit including AP, post-secondary, or transfer credits). Questions regarding the transfer process can be directed to the FSB Student Services Office at 513-529-1712.

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