Peer Institutions

The list of institutions that are considered peers or aspirational schools for Miami University differs based on the area of comparison. For example, institutions that are considered peers for financial comparisons may not be included as peers when looking at undergraduate admission or other areas. The list below provides a starting point for creating a list of peer or aspirational institutions for benchmarking or other purposes. However, we encourage you to customize the list of institutions, including adding or excluding institutions, to best fit your area.

Peer Institutions
University Aspira-
tional
Top Cross-Admit Inst. Top Cross-App. Inst. Top Inst. Attended by Admitted, Non-Enrolling Students U.S. News Peers OBoR Financial Peers Presidential Financial Peers Ipeds Peers for Executive Peer Tool
Auburn University
(Auburn, AL)
              X
Ball State University
(Muncie, IN)
          X   X
Baylor University
(Waco, TX)
            X  
Binghamton University (SUNY)
(Binghamton, NY)
          X X X
Boston College
(Chestnut Hill, MA)
            X  
Bowling Green State University
(Bowling Green, OH)
    X          
Case Western Reserve University
(Cleveland, OH)
  X X          
Clemson University
(Clemson, SC)
              X
College of William and Mary
(Williamsburg, VA)
X         X X X
DePauw University
(Greencastle, IN)
      X        
Duke University
(Durham, NC)
X              
George Mason University
(Fairfax, VA)
            X X
Illinois State University
(Normal, IL)
          X    
Indiana University
(Bloomington, IN)
X X X X X     X
Kent State University
(Kent, OH)
    X X        
Marquette University
(Milwaukee, WI)
  X X X        
Michigan State University
(East Lansing, MI)
      X X      
Northern Arizona University
(Flagstaff, AZ)
          X X  
Ohio State University
(Columbus, OH)
  X X X       X
Ohio University
(Athens, OH)
  X X X        
Penn State University
(University Park, PA)
      X        
Purdue University
(West Lafayette, IN)
X     X        
Rutgers University
(New Brunswik, NJ)
        X      
Southern Methodist University
(Dallas, TX)
      X        
Stony Brook University (SUNY)
(Stony Brook, NY)
        X      
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
(Syracuse, NY)
        X      
Texas A & M University
(College Station, TX)
        X      
Texas Christian University
(Fort Worth, TX)
      X        
University of Alabama
(Tuscaloosa, AL)
        X X   X
University of California - Santa Cruz
(Santa Cruz, CA)
        X X   X
University of Cincinnati
(Cincinnati, OH)
  X X X        
University of Colorado
(Boulder, CO)
        X      
University of Dayton
(Dayton, OH)
  X X X        
University of Delaware
(Newark, DE)
        X X X X
University of Illinois
(Champaign/Urbana, IL)
X X   X        
University of Iowa
(Iowa City, IA)
      X X      
University of Kentucky
(Lexington, KY)
  X X X        
University of Michigan
(Ann Arbor, MI)
X X X X        
University of Minnesota
(Minneapolis, MN)
        X      
University of Mississippi
(University, MS)
               
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(Chapel Hill, NC)
X              
University of Notre Dame
(Notre Dame, IN)
X              
University of Oklahoma
(Norman, OK)
          X    
University of Oregon
(Eugene, OR)
          X   X
University of Rhode Island
(Kingston, RI)
          X X X
University of South Carolina
(Columbia, SC)
      X        
University of Vermont
(Burlington,VT)
        X   X X
University of Virginia
(Charlottesville, VA)
X              
University of Wisconsin
(Madison, WI)
      X        
Vanderbilt University
(Nashville, TN)
X X            
Virginia Tech
(Blacksburg, VA)
        X      
Xavier University
(Cincinnati, OH)
  X X X