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About International Student and Scholar Services

Our Mission

a group of international students taking a picture together with a smartphoneInternational Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) leads efforts to orient, support, and assist the students and scholars who call Miami home.

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Orientation and Transition Services

ISSS welcomes international students to campus with a comprehensive orientation program that consists of information sessions, activities and small group discussions designed to ensure that students’ academic and personal needs are met and that immigration and health requirements are fulfilled.

Immigration Advising and Reporting

In addition to processing visa documents and updating government records, ISSS advisors assist students and scholars with maintaining legal status in the U.S. and obtaining benefits such as work authorization.

Academic Success

ISSS proactively monitors the academic success of international students and reaches out to those students experiencing academic difficulty to provide information on university policies, procedures, and campus resources.

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International Student and Scholar Services is excited to offer a weekly newsletter format, the InternationaList, to keep you updated on upcoming events, immigration tips, and other important announcements.

International students and scholars will automatically be subscribed to this newsletter. Other students, staff, faculty, community members, and parents are welcome to sign-up to stay in the loop!

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Miami's Fall 2023 International Student Population

Total International Students Enrolled

  • Total: 1094
  • Oxford: 907
  • Hamilton: 109
  • Middletown and VOA: 78

New Students

Enrolled for the first time in Fall 2023:

  • Total: 214
  • Oxford: 160
  • Hamilton: 26
  • Middletown and VOA: 28

Oxford Campus Students

  • Graduate: 284
  • Undergraduate: 623

Home Country Distribution

80 countries are represented.

Countries and regions with 10 or more students:

  • China: 548
  • Vietnam: 79
  • India: 65
  • Nigeria: 43
  • Bangladesh: 40
  • Nepal: 32
  • Ghana: 31
  • Spain: 18
  • Canada: 17
  • Pakistan: 17
  • Sri Lanka: 15
  • Iran: 12
  • South Korea: 12

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The International Student Fund provides assistance to Miami University’s growing international student population.

International Students and Scholars

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Use the link below to sign up to receive emails from ISSS. Please note that if you are currently enrolled in Miami University courses as an international student or scholar, you will automatically be added to this list.

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