Fall 2019 Merit Scholarships

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Miami University is pleased to offer merit scholarships to academically accomplished first-year, full-time undergraduate students who enroll on the Oxford campus for Fall 2019. The application for admission is used to determine merit scholarship eligibility — no additional form is required. Priority consideration for admission, merit scholarships, and selection for the University Academic Scholars Program, the University Honors Program, and other competitive admission programs will be given to students completing all application requirements by December 1, 2018. Full consideration will be given to students who apply by February 1, 2019.

Fall 2019 Merit Scholarships
Test Score*

High School GPA
(4.00 scale)

Ohio Resident Scholarship Range† Non-Resident Scholarship Range†
ACT: 33+
SAT: 1450+
3.50+ Half to Full Tuition
$32,000–$64,000
($8,000–$16,000 Annually)
Half to Full Tuition
$80,000–$144,000
($20,000–$36,000 Annually)
ACT: 30-32
SAT: 1360-1440
3.50+ $20,000–$48,000
($5,000–$12,000 Annually)
$56,000–$80,000
($14,000–$20,000 Annually)
ACT: 28-29
SAT: 1300-1350
3.50+ $8,000–$32,000
($2,000–$8,000 Annually)
$36,000–$60,000
($9,000–$15,000 Annually)
ACT: 27
SAT: 1260-1290
3.50+ $4,000–$12,000
($1,000–$3,000 Annually)
$28,000–$40,000
($7,000–$10,000 Annually)
Ohio Resident Scholarship Range
Test Scores* and High School GPA (4.00 scale) Scholarship Range‡
ACT: 33+
SAT: 1450+
GPA: 3.50+
Half to Full Tuition
$32,000–$64,000
($8,000–$16,000 Annually)
ACT: 30-32
SAT: 1360-1440
GPA: 3.50+
$20,000–$48,000
($5,000–$12,000 Annually)
ACT: 28-29
SAT: 1300-1350
GPA: 3.50+
$8,000–$32,000
($2,000–$8,000 Annually)
ACT: 27
SAT: 1260-1290
GPA: 3.50+
$4,000–$12,000
($1,000–$3,000 Annually)
Non-Ohio Residents
Test Scores* and High School GPA (4.00 Scale) Scholarship Range‡
ACT: 33+
SAT: 1450+
GPA: 3.50+
Half to Full Tuition
$80,000–$144,000
($20,000–$36,000 Annually)
ACT: 30-32
SAT: 1360-1440
GPA: 3.50+
$56,000–$80,000
($14,000–$20,000 Annually)
ACT: 28-29
SAT: 1300-1350
GPA: 3.50+
$36,000–$60,000
($9,000–$15,000 Annually)
ACT: 27
SAT: 1260-1290
GPA: 3.50+
$28,000–$40,000
($7,000–$10,000 Annually)

Applicants not meeting the above criteria will be considered for a full range of merit and need-based scholarships ranging up to full tuition annually. Scholarships and award amounts may be determined by additional factors including diversity, audition, portfolio, academic interest, and athletic ability.


Scholarship offers and award amounts will be determined by official testing and high school transcript information submitted to Miami University at the time of application, as well as rigor of high school coursework. Additional scores for tests taken after December 1, 2018, will be considered for merit scholarship awards if received by February 1, 2019.

* Test Score: No preference is given for ACT or SAT; Miami superscores, using the highest test scores submitted for admission and scholarship consideration. For ACT, the highest scores for each subtest from different exams will determine a combined highest composite score. For SAT the best Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW) and Math (M) subscores will be used to calculate a maximum single score.

† Scholarship Range: Based on estimated 2018-2019 tuition and fees. 

Financial need is determined by the 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, 2018, and no later than the Priority II Deadline of February 1, 2019. Students applying Early Decision are strongly encouraged to submit the FAFSA by December 1, 2018.

Scholarships are automatically renewed for four years, provided the student maintains the academic requirements as stipulated in the financial aid award letter. With Miami's Tuition Promise, families are provided the assurance that scholarships will retain their full value across a student's four-year experience. For more information, visit MiamiOH.edu/TuitionPromise.