Teaching

Professor and students at Business Quotient launch, FSB
Professor speaks to his class in language lab, CAS
Professor Scott Hartley, wearing protective glasses, talks with students in the lab, CAS

By the Numbers


Ranked 1st among public universities (second overall behind Princeton) for its strong commitment to undergraduate teaching per the 2017 U.S.News & World Report rankings. (Miami has appeared in the top three on this list for the past eight years.)

Miami's student-to-faculty ratio is 17-to-1. 67% of courses have fewer than 30 students. 
(2016)

Faculty and skilled instructors (not graduate students) teach 94% of undergraduate credit hours at Miami— the highest percentage of any public university in Ohio. (2016)

Each year, more than 2,000 Miami undergraduates work with professors on funded research, many starting their freshman year. Approximately 36% of Miami seniors report that they have worked on a research project with a faculty member. (2016) 

Student Academic Achievement Award

The Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award (PSAAA) is given annually to students who have achieved an outstanding record of academic excellence. The selection committee reviews nominations and awards 10–15 students with a $1000 scholarship and certificate of recognition.

PSAAA Selection Process »

Policy Issues (General Counsel)

Exterior of Roudebush Hall and Lawn

The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to Miami University.

Scheduling (Registrar)

Exterior of Campus Avenue Building

The Office of the Registrar supports faculty with services such as classroom scheduling, class rosters, grade submission, course lists, final exam schedule, and other registrar related topics.