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Teacher-Scholar Model:
The Thread That Connects All of Us

A Distinctive Approach to Undergraduate Excellence

"When scholars teach, they enhance instruction with evidence-based practices that elevate student learning and introduce cutting-edge research discoveries into the classroom. Miami has scaled this model, greatly enhancing our focus on undergraduate excellence. Undergraduate students at Miami receive a spectacular education because of the teacher-scholar model." Miami President, Gregory P. Crawford

Our Commitment to Learning and Discovery

Miami is a national leader in a student-centered approach to education that attracts faculty and students eager to practice teaching, learning, and research in a holistic way. We purposefully integrate teaching and scholarship to foster collaboration between top scholars and students. Our teacher-scholar method advances learning beyond textbook and workplace skills, while creating an environment that challenges students to learn by doing and achieve deep understanding.

A Place For Those Who Will

The teacher-scholar model is at the heart of a Miami education. It yields incredible results.

Top 10

University for Undergraduate Teaching Among Public Universities

U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Students Presented Their Research at the 2022 Undergraduate Research Forum

Miami University Data


Among National Public Universities for 4-Year Graduation Rate

U.S. Department of Education, 2019

Students Prepared to Make an Impact

Scholars Bring Curiosity to the Classroom

Our Faculty Create a Culture of Teaching

Inspiring Students to Push the Boundaries

Learning that's Global, Innovative, and Impactful

The Miami Plan enhances specialized studies in any major or professional field and provides contexts for exploring social, academic, and professional choices. It empowers students to creatively transform the future with the tools to question assumptions, design solutions, exchange views with others, and become better global citizens.

The Four Pillars

The foundation of the Miami Plan.

The Perspectives Areas

Broadens your intellectual toolkit.

Signature Inquiry Options

Cutting-edge courses that embody the best of Miami’s teacher-scholar approach.

Knowledge in Action

Engage and create meaningful culminating experiences that prepare you for the future.