First Year Profile (Class of 2024)

Data as of 8/04/20.

Demographics

  • 52% are female
  • 60% are from Ohio
    • 28% of the Ohio residents are from Butler, Hamilton, or Warren counties
    • 8% are from the contiguous states of IN, MI, KY, PA, and WV
  • 98% were born in 2001 or 2002
  • Approximately 16.0% of the students are domestic multi-cultural
    • 3.3% Black or African-American
    • 5.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.0% Asian, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander
    • 4.0% identify themselves as Multi-Racial, and of these:
      • 25.6% include American Indian/Alaskan Native as one of their races
      • 57.1% include Asian, Native Hawaii or other Pacific Islander as one of their races
      • 31.0% include Black as one of their races
  • International students comprise 2.3% of confirmed first-time students, and of these:
    • 44% are from China
  • 24% of our domestic students graduated from a private (independent, parochial, or Christian) high school
  • 36% are “legacy” students (meaning their parents, siblings, or other relatives have attended Miami University)
    • 12% have a parent who attended Miami University
    • 10% have a sibling who attended Miami University
    • 3% have a parent and a sibling who attended Miami University

Academic Credentials

  • 31% of the first-time freshmen graduated in the top 10% of their class
    • 6.4% graduated in the top 1%
    • 96 incoming freshmen were ranked #1 in their class
  • 42% are receiving college credit from AP, CCP, and other programs
    • Average credit received is 20 hours
  • Average BEST Test score of 28
    • 99% of the incoming freshmen admitted with the ACT
      • 34% scored a 30 or higher
      • 41% scored a 29 or higher

Now they are here!

  • Students have 110 different intended majors
    • 8% are in University Studies
    • 40% are in the College of Arts and Science
    • 29% are in the Farmer School of Business
    • 11% are in the College of Engineering and Computing
    • 11% are in the College of Education, Health and Society
    • 8% are in the College of Creative Arts
    • 2% are in the College of Liberal Arts & Applied Sciences (Nursing Program)
  • 94% will be living on-campus in the Residence Halls
  • 3% are Miami athletes

Courses Enrolled

Note: Percentages below reflect course registration as of 08/04/2020. Many international students have not registered for the majority of their courses by this date.

  • 89% are taking UNV 101 or other First Year Experience courses
  • 25% are taking ENG111 (Composition)
  • 27% are taking at least one Creative Arts course (ARC, ART, IMS, MUS, THE)
  • 20% are taking a 100-level Chemistry course
  • 28% are taking a 100-level biological sciences course (BIO or MBI)
  • 19% are taking Calculus (I, II or III)
  • 19% are taking a foreign language/culture course
    • 11% are taking a 200-level or above foreign language/culture course
    • 1% are taking Global & Intercultural Studies courses
  • 14% are taking at least one Honors course (either HON or H-level)

Financial Aid

Source: Office of Student Financial Assistance

  • 14% are Pell Grant Recipients
  • 43% have financial need
  • 100% of freshmen with need received offers of financial aid
  • 80% filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • 66% in-state
    • 34% out-of-state