#2 Best Public Universities in Ohio

Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

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Miami University overview
Location Oxford, Ohio
Online muohio.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Miami University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Miami University, located in Oxford, Ohio, is a public research university founded in 1809 with a campus renowned for its red brick Georgian-style architecture. Situated in a small college town, the university is approximately 35 miles north of Cincinnati, offering a blend of rural charm and proximity to urban amenities. The institution supports a residential campus with the majority of undergraduates living on site across its residence halls and dining facilities. Academically, Miami University is recognized for its strong focus on undergraduate teaching, offering a variety of programs including popular majors in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The university also provides a rigorous honors program and is known for its emphasis on faculty-student research collaborations. With selective admissions, the university attracts a competitive applicant pool. Miami University is an NCAA Division I institution, part of the Mid-American Conference, with notable achievements in ice hockey and synchronized skating.

In the most recent statistical year 30,367 prospective students applied, and 26,699 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,035 enrolled in the school.  17,358 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,749 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $14,342 plus fees of $2,922. Miami is ranked 281 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Miami is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Very High
Miami University overview
SAT 1200/1390
ACT 26/30
GPA 3.85

Applications Accepted

Miami University overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Ohio Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Miami University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$2,922
Room and Board $15,824
Budget for Other Expenses$2,890
Total One Year Cost$37,218

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Miami University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$2,922
Room and Board $15,824
Budget for Other Expenses$2,890
Total One Year Cost$58,247

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$54,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

81% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Miami University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Social Sciences 9%
Education 8%
Biology 6%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204024 IPEDS survey data for Miami University.

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