Miami University

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Miami University, and also referred to as Miami U, MU or Miami of Ohio, is a four-year, public university in Oxford, Ohio. Miami University was established in 1809 and was one of the first universities in the United States. It is coeducational and one of Ohio’s largest research institutions.

It was recently ranked No. 3 in the nation among undergraduate teaching universities by U.S. News & World Report and No. 90 overall. It was ranked the No. 1 public university in Ohio by Forbes and No. 34 in the nation in the same category.

In addition to highly ranked and nationally recognized academic programs, Miami University is also known for its athletic prowess. The university’s student athletes and sports teams are collectively known as the Red Hawks and they compete in the Mid-American Conference. Many of Miami’s athletic teams are also nationally ranked and the university has won several national championships throughout its history.

General Information

Admission Office

301 South Campus Avenue

Oxford, OH 45056

(513) 529-2531

Fax: (513) 529-1550

Contact: Laurie Koehler

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Roudebush Hall

Oxford, OH 45056

(513) 529-1809

Total undergrads: 14,785

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,609

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,699

Graduate enrollment: 2,406


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 90%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural History/Criticism B
City/Community/Regional Planning B
Interior Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Italian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Botany B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management B,C
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management A,B
Office Management A,C
Operations Management B
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Latin Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B


Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Engineering Technology – General B
Engineering/Industrial Management B
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
East Asian B
French B
German B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B
Technical study A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Wood Science/Paper Technology B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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