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Explore Oxford

Experience the magic of what poet Robert Frost described as “the most beautiful campus that ever there was.” Learn why Oxford was recently named the nation’s No. 3 Best College Town, according to Yahoo. Brimming with charm and buzzing with activity, you'll find the opportunities in Oxford enhance the Miami experience for faculty, students and residents alike.

Explore Our Town

With 60 delicious restaurants, you’ll find everything from classic bites and international cuisine to shamelessly delicious comfort food in our Uptown neighborhood— day and night. And your calendar will be just as full as your stomach with Oxford events happening every season, around-the-clock.

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Miami's mascot rides the shoulders of a football player in front of the stadium crowd

Plan Your Visit to Oxford

Whether you are a prospective student, a proud parent, or a Miami alum, we welcome you to visit our main campus in Oxford.

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Prospective and Admitted Students

Learn more about our original campus, discover our town, and meet future classmates and professors.

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School Counselors

Register for one of our counselor events to meet with your admission representatives and hear important updates about Miami.

Places to Discover on Campus

These are just a few of the notable locations on campus to discover on the grounds of Miami's Oxford Campus.

Alumni Veterans Tribute

Miami's Alumni Veterans Tribute celebrates our proud tradition of alumni in military service. The Tribute is an artistically reflective place to express and experience the values and emotions that are stirred while remembering our veterans.

Natural Areas

The Miami University Natural Areas are located around the campus and they comprise over 1000 acres with 17 miles of hiking trails. Visitors can hike, jog, research, birdwatch, dog walk, explore, learn, discover, meditate, or “just be.”

Freedom Summer Memorial

Tucked into one of the grassy hills composing Western Campus at Miami University there lies a magnificent stone monument commemorating the Freedom Summer of 1964.

Cradle of Coaches Plaza

Bob Kurz '58 and his wife, Marian, provided a gift to the University to construct a Cradle of Coaches Plaza beyond the South endzone of Yager Stadium. The plaza is adorned with life-sized statues of some of the Miami's greatest coaching legends.

Formal Gardens

This park-like area near the Marcum Conference Center at the northeast end of campus is a popular spot for leisurely walks, picnics, and outdoor weddings.

Sculpture Park

Around the Richard and Carole Cock's Art Museum lies a collection of public sculpture influenced by many of the movements in art that characterized the 20th century, and examples of geometry, materials, and expressionism are found in all the pieces located on the museum grounds.

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.


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