Miami University (Oxford) Admission Requirements, Ranking, and Address

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The Miami University Ranking is 95th top college in the USA on the University Review College Ranking List. It is ranked as the 76th best college in the states by the USnews, and the 176th best by Forbes.

Miami University Requirements for Admission, ACT & SAT Scores, and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

The total composite SAT Score range (verbal plus math; middle 50%) for accepted applicants is 1120 to 1330.

The Miami University admission requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) at Composite is 25 – 30.

The Miami University tuition fees are $14,287 for in-state and $30,394 for out of state students. It is a moderately selective college accepting 67% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $63.5 per year, an average of $11,440 per student.

An Overview of the Miami University

The Miami University (Oxford) is a public, coed college located in a rural locale in the city of Oxford, OH. Currently, there are a total of 17,901 studying at Miami. Of these, 7,992 (44.6%) take classes at the undergraduate level, while 2,439 (13.6%) read PG courses. 15,001 study full-time whilst 461 attend part time.

Geographically, 68% come from in-state whereas 32% come from different regions of the USA. There are about 6% of undergraduates from overseas. There are 7992 women attending Miami University, and there are 7470 men studying at the UG level, for a ratio around of 48:52.

Ethnically, the undergrad student population is broken down to 81% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 4% African-American, and 3% Hispanic/Latino.

The institution is presently ranked as the 95th best in the US in the University Review Website college rankings, and is considered as the 75th finest in the National universities list produced by the U.S. News & World Report.

Miami University Ranking

Clawson Hall Miami University Oxford picture by John Fink.

Tuition Costs

The price of tuition for attendance at this college are $13,266 for people from in-state, and $29,056 for those coming from out of state. It is necessary to add a further $10,900 for university accommodation and food, $1,250 for study books, and $480 for administrative fees. Bringing the price of studying at this college to $25,896 for in-state students and $41,686 for students from other states.

Miami offers needs based funding for scholarships of $25,492,225, and non-needs based funding of $37,810,979 available, a total of $63,303,204 accessible in grant-aid to their scholars. The average monetary help received by every student is $5,966; around 76% of students receive help with their money needs.

Student Applications

Miami University is a moderately selective college with an acceptance rate of 74%. In the previous year, 18,482 applied to attend, of whom 13,702 were accepted for admittance. Of those receiving admittance 3,581 (26%) went on to enroll to the school.

The fees for applying to the university are currently $50 for undergrads.

With regards to the people accepted, 39% placed in the top 10% at their high school classes. 39% of successful applicants applied with SATS scores. The mid scores for reading were 500 – 599 (39%), and 600 – 699 (45%) for Math. The mid-fifty percent percentiles were 530 – 620 for reading, and 560 – 660 for Math.

83% of students submitted ACT results: median ranges are 24 – 29 (62%
of students) composite, 24 -29 (49%) for English, and 24 – 29 (64%) for Mathematics. The middle fifty percent percentiles were 24 – 29 Composite, 24 – 28 Math, and 24 – 30 for English.

The most imperative factors for admission into the institution include the quality of essay, particular ability, recommendations, class rank, personal qualities, standardized test scores, and secondary school record. In addition, factors including work experience, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, State residency, geographical residence, and alumni relationship are considered important for acceptance.

The address to apply for study at Miami is 501 East High St Oxford, OH 45056. The phone number is (513) 529-1809, and their admissions website is found here:

Academic Study Programs

The establishment offers approximately 100 majors (+ two co-majors) and 48 minors, with the most prevalent being Accountancy, Finance, and Marketing. Class sizes are: less than 20 (30%), 20 – 49 (58%), and 50 and above (12%).

Campus Details

The university has one main campus and is located in a picturesque part of the Miami valley in Oxford, OH. In all, the campuses cover an area of 2000 acres.

The university’s sporting teams compete at the NCAA DIVISION I-A level in the Mid-American Conference. The teams are known as the RedHawks. Men partake in 7 varsity events, while women take part in 9 sporting events, producing a total of 16 varsity events.

Faculty Details

The college employs approximately 1,121 full-time faculty, and 851 part time (giving a total of 1,972). The student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Graduation Rates, Time to Graduation

About 68% of undergraduates graduate within 4 years, while 81% complete within 6 years. In the previous year, 4,920 scholars graduated the university; they received 4,005 Bachelor’s, and 915 Master’s or Doctorate’s degrees.

Student Experience

Most people visiting the campus of the Miami University Oxford were initially very impressed with the place. Many commented on the attractiveness of the Georgian buildings (red-brick style) and the greenness of the campus. Students feel that this gives Miami a very traditional feel. Although the campus is beautiful many commented on the amount of new construction that is going on and the associated noise. Many noted how well kept the university campus is, however some people note how much the campus changes in the winter when the mainly deciduous trees have lost their leaves and water features such as the fountains are closed down because of frost.

Students at Miami Oxford are considered to be friendly, spirited, and happy.

The city of Oxford itself is quite small without too many attractions of its own, though it does contain a few bars and eateries, and a few of the major shopping supermarkets such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens. Many people say it is not too bad due to its proximity to the city of Cincinnati, just an hour away which offers all the main attractions associated with a major city; it is also close to the college town of Dayton.

The dorms are considered small, but modern (with most being/or in the process of renovation).

Students consider the campus to be very safe, as it has a tight college community feel and is located in a small town environment, with no major bad areas within 30 miles of the university. Miami also males escort and transportation services available to its students if required.

As a Public Ivy institution, the education offered is similar to found at places like State University of New York Stony Brook, University of Texas at Austin, University of Delaware, and University of California, Berkeley.

Miami University Oxford Address, Maps, & GPS

501 E High St,
OH 45056
United States


Decimal Degrees
39.506287 -84.740942
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude Longitude
N39 30 22 W84 44 27
N 39 30.377 W 84 44.457

Other colleges in Ohio state include the University of Dayton, Kent State University, University of Cincinnati, CASE Western Reserve University, and the Ohio State University.

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Miami University Quick facts

Type: Public
Established: 1809
Endowment: $777,947
President: David C. Hodge
Cost to attend: (instate) $25,896; Out of State $41,686
Ranking: 95th in the USA, University Review / 75th Nationally, USNews
Number of Students: 17901
Miami University Website:
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