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Assessment Brief #85 - Did You Know? Quick Facts About The Oxford Campus Class of 2018

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October 2014

Did You Know?

The following preliminary data were compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and the Office of Enrollment Management from a variety of sources, including: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), ACT Student Questionnaire responses (from the Admissions Office), student applications, and the Office of the Registrar. The information on this page refers to incoming students on the Oxford campus only.

Student Demographics

Did you know...

  • 51% are female; 49% are male
  • 57% are from Ohio; an additional 9% are from the contiguous states of IN, MI, KY, PA and WV
  • Nearly 13% are ethnically multicultural; an additional 8% are international
    • 88% of the international students identify themselves as Asian
  • 31% graduated from a private or international high school
  • 14% have a parent who attended Miami University and 11% have a sibling who attended

Academic Credentials

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  • 34% of the first-year students graduated in the top 10% of their class
    • 8% graduated in the top 1%
    • 74 incoming first-year students were ranked #1 in their class
  • 56% have transfer credits (e.g., AP, PSEOP)
  • The average credit received is 17 hours.
  • The average ACT score is 28; 29% scored a 30 or higher and 38% scored a 29 or higher
  • The average SAT Verbal score is 592 and the average SAT Math score is 631

Student Majors and Coursework

Did you know...

  • Students have 104 different intended majors; 20% of the students are in University Studies

The distribution of students' majors across the divisions is as follows:

  • College of Arts and Science (excluding University Studies) - 32%
  • Farmer School of Business - 21%
  • College of Engineering and Computing - 11%
  • College of Education, Health, and Society - 11%
  • College of Creative Arts - 5%

Course Breakouts:

  • 51% are taking ENG 111 (Composition), compared to 63% of first-year students in 2013
  • 20% are taking a 100-level Chemistry course
  • 31% are taking a 100-level biological sciences course (BIO or MBI)
  • 27% are taking Calculus (I, II, or III)
  • 31% are taking a foreign language
  • 11% are taking at least one Honors course (either HON or H-level)

Financial Aid

Did you know...

  • 10% of incoming students are Pell Grant recipients
  • Using the U.S. Department of Education definition, 36% of incoming students have financial need
  • 100% of first-year students with financial need received financial aid
  • Among the 66% of students who filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the following family incomes were reported:
    • Income Range (Oxford Campus)
      • Less than $50,000 - 15%
      • $50,000 --$100,000 - 20%
      • $100,000 -- $150,000 - 21%
      • $150,000 -- $200,000 - 17%
      • Over $200,000 - 27%