Miami University (MU) is a coeducational public research university located in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1809, it is the 10th oldest public university in the United States and the second oldest in Ohio. In its 2011 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked the university 79th overall and ranked its undergraduate teaching 2nd among national universities, tied with Princeton University.
Miami’s Division I sports teams are called the RedHawks. They compete in the Mid-American Conference in all sports except ice hockey, in which the team is part of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Miami is nicknamed the “Cradle of Coaches” for the star-quality coaches that have left its football program. Its men’s basketball team has appeared in 16 NCAA basketball championships, reaching the Sweet Sixteen four times. Miami’s ice hockey team finished runner-up in the 2009 national championship game.
Miami’s student body consists of 14,448 undergraduates and 1,812 graduate students on the Oxford campus (as of Fall 2008). The class of 2013 comes from 39 U.S. states and 13 countries (65 countries are represented in the whole student body).Despite attempts by the University, Miami is known for its low level of diversity; the student body is 85% Caucasian. For the undergraduate class of 2012, Miami received 15,009 applications and accepted 80% of them. 30% of those accepted enrolled. For the class of 2013, 39% of students ranked in the top 10% of their class. The middle 50% range of ACT scores for first-year students is 24-29, while the SAT scores is 1110-1280 (old scale).
Miami University’s endowment was valued at US $376 million in 2009
|In-state Tuition & Fees||$12,420||—|
|Out-of-state Tuition & Fees||$26,778||—|
|Per Credit Hour Fee||$494||—|
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