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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.
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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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 400 on campus
Greek Life:Important, many to choose from
Party Scene:Notable, known for its party life