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Miami University-Oxford

Oxford, Ohio
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Overview
Public
16,434 Undergraduates
65% Admissions Rate
Town: Fringe
Public
Region: Midwest
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Miami University-Oxford
501 East High St
Oxford, Ohio
45056
(513) 529-1809
miamioh.edu

Miami University, one of the top 80 colleges in the nation, is a public research university located in Oxford, Ohio. The campus is 2,138 acres large. It was established under an ordinance made by Former President George Washington in 1795. The first students entered the college, which is 35 miles away from Cincinnati, in 1824. In the 1830s, it was the fourth largest college in the nation, behind Yale, Harvard and Dartmouth. The name Miami University comes from the Native Americans who once lived in the Miami Valley region of Ohio. Its motto is “Prodesse Quam Conspici” or “To accomplish without being conspicuous.” Notable alumni include Former U.S. President Benjamin Harrison, football quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, poet Rita Dove, football player and coach Bo Schembechler, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan and basketball player Ron Harper. Its colors are red and white, its mascot is Swoop the RedHawk and its sports affiliations are NCAA Division I - FBS, Mid-American Conference and National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Varsity sports offered include men’s baseball, basketball, football and golf, and women’s basketball, field hockey, soccer and softball. In 1888, Miami and Cincinnati played the first intercollegiate football game in Ohio.

Location

Oxford is a city in Butler County, Ohio, United States, in the southwestern portion of the state approximately 28 mi NW of Cincinnati. It lies in Oxford Township, originally called the College Township. The population was 21,371 at the 2010 census. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
49%

Men

51%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

230

New Transfer Students

Admissions
65%

Acceptance Rate

20%

Enrollment Yield

1130-1350

SAT Range

29,771

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$20,186

Typical Cost

$34,211

Out-Of-State (published)

$14,958

In-State (published)

79%

Recieve Financial Aid

90%

Have Loans

$15,000

Median Debt

Academics
15.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

9

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Finance

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 400 on campus

Greek Life:

Important, many to choose from

Party Scene:

Notable, known for its party life
Athletics
Football Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Basketball Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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