Miami University

country rank  199
world rank  523

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University Overview

Founded in 1809, Miami University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Oxford (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ohio. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hamilton, Middletown. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Miami University (MU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Miami University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 210 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MU
Founded 1809
Motto Prodesse Quam Conspici
To accomplish rather than to be conspicuous
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 501 E High Street
Oxford (population range: 10,000-49,999)
45056 Ohio
United States
T +1 (513) 529 1809
F +1 (513) 529 1550
Other locations Hamilton, Middletown

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 301 South Campus Avenue
Oxford 45056-3434
+1 (513) 529 2531

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Miami University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of Ohio
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019