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Miami University, established in 1809, is ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. As an original Public Ivy, Miami provides Ivy League-quality education at a public school price with an exceptional return on investment. Miami is a place where ambitious students find their purpose and prepare for a lifetime of success.

Miami at a Glance

Experiences that will set you apart from your peers and help you gain the skills that employers and graduate schools covet.


undergraduate and graduate students study in Oxford

Miami University Data


Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

Top 50

National Public University

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

Leadership Requires Vision, Integrity, and Courage

The Office of the President supports the academic, fiscal, and research missions across all campuses. With the board of trustees, the president also sets the vision, direction, and priorities of the university.
President Crawford delivering the State of the University address

President Gregory P. Crawford shares strategic plans.

President Crawford brings an innovative vision that pushes Miami to the next level.
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History and Traditions

Traditions bind us to this place and to one another. They are the foundations upon which memories — and an amazing future — are built. Learn about the icons that fuel lifelong memories.

Lantern in Upham Arch Miami Seal in center of the hub -- don't step on it.
Rubbing the turtle's head on sundial brings good luck before an exam.
Oxford Memorial Park


There’s a lot to say about one of America’s most beautiful campuses. Find out why so many choose Miami for their most memorable years.


The big question is, “Where will you go after college?” With a degree from Miami University, the answer is, “Wherever you want.”