College to Consider

Miami University – Located in Oxford, OH

Fun Facts about the Miami University

  • Miami University, a public research university, is one of the original Public Ivies (a group of publicly funded universities considered to provide an ‘ivy’ experience)
  • Approximately 17,000 undergraduates
  • Known for providing a strong liberal arts education with opportunities in architecture, engineering, business and sciences
  • One of the oldest public universities in the country; chartered in 1809
  • Famous alumni include: Ben Roethlisberger (Athlete) ; Paul Ryan (Politician); Benjamin Harrison (President); Brian Niccol (CEO Chipotle); Nick Lachey (Actor/Singer); Katie Lee (Cookbook Author/TV Personality); Ira Newble (Athlete)
  • If you meet your spouse at Miami University you are forever known as a Miami Merger and will receive a Valentine’s Day card every year
  • Consistently ranked as one of the Best College Towns in the country
  • School Motto: Love & Honor: “Love, honor, and make proud those who help me earn the joy and privilege of saying, To think that in such a place, I led such a life”
  • Admitted student academic profile: Mid-50%’s – SAT: 1180 to 1380; ACT: 25 to 31; GPA: 3.54 to 4.16
  • Division I Athletics: Mid-American Conference; strong in multiple sports including Hockey and Synchronized Skating; Mascot: Redhawks
  • Generous Merit Aid for Out-of-State Students
  • Miami’s Tuition Promise will provide all First-Time undergraduate students and their families the certainty that Tuition, Room and Board, Special Purpose Fees, and Course Fees will be frozen over the four years of a student’s Miami experience
  • Bridges Program Scholarship: Bridges scholarship values ranged from $2,500 to $5,000 annually. Students can “stack” this scholarship with other Miami awards, which means multiple scholarships can be used for student expenses
  • Summer Scholars Program: The Summer Scholars Program is a two-week summer experience for accomplished high school students who will be juniors or seniors the following fall
  • Miami Alumni who are part of the Cannon School community: Dean Joe Trojan; Amy Reiss; Dr. Michelle Donah & Kristin McClanahan