|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Miami and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #45 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 22,459 out of 30,126 applicants were admitted making Miami a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 23 percent. Miami University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1290|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Miami University?
Miami University typically requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1380 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1290 to 1380||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1200 to 1290||Avg -||64%-75%|
|1110 to 1200||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 1110||Low||<51%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Miami?
Admission data indicates that Miami regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Miami University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>85%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||75%-85%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||66%-75%|
|23 to 25||Reach||56%-66%|
|Less than 23||Low||<56%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Miami University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Miami University was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Miami accepts 75% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
68% of Miami University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||36%|
|Top 25% of class||68%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||18%||18%|
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Miami University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
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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.
28% of students submit their SAT scores to Miami. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to Miami. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1200 and 1380. 28% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.