Additional Requirements

College of Creative Arts

Students applying to the College of Creative Arts to pursue the following majors are required to submit a portfolio and/or schedule an audition/interview by the admission application deadline: Architecture, Art, Art Education, Communication Design, Interior Design, Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, and Theatre. For more information, please see the specific admission requirements for each major or contact the College of Creative Arts at 513-529-6010.



Students wishing to major in nursing must apply for direct admission into the nursing major. Students must indicate nursing as their intended major on the admission application. No separate application is required, however there is an optional nursing supplement that students may fill out to express their interest in the program. The supplement will be available on the student's Miami Applicant Status Portal after students submit their Common Application. Students with questions regarding nursing direct admission are encouraged to speak with their admission representative.

Financial Aid

To apply for all need-based financial aid, including grants, select scholarships, loans, and the federal work study program, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students wishing to be considered for need-based financial aid are encouraged to submit their FAFSA by the Priority I Deadline of December 1, 2019, and no later than the Priority II Deadline of February 1, 2020. (Miami's institutional code is 003077.) The distribution of all merit-based scholarships is based on applications for admission. Priority consideration for Miami University merit scholarships will be given to students applying by December 1, 2019. Students applying Early Decision are strongly encouraged to submit the FAFSA by December 1, 2019.