Affiliation: Miami is an Ohio public university.
Philosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors. Immersing students in both academic and co-curricular experiences has enabled Miami to achieve a top-tier national ranking among universities that provide the best student outcomes.
History: Founded in 1809, Miami's name reflects the history of the Native American tribe that once inhabited the Miami Valley region of Ohio. Miami maintains strong ties with the Tribe, now located in Oklahoma.
Locations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in Luxembourg.
Enrollment: Based on Fall 2013 enrollment, 15,460 undergraduates and 2,260 graduate students study on the Oxford campus. Regional campuses in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester enroll 5,700 combined. About 230 students per year leave Oxford to study at Miami's Luxembourg campus for a semester or a year.
Diversity: Multicultural students make up 13.2 percent of the first-year class and 12.0 percent of the undergraduate student body (based on Fall 2013 Oxford campus enrollment).
Degree Programs: Miami offers the bachelor's degree in over 120 areas of study and the master's degree in more than 60 areas; Miami also offers a number of doctoral degrees. Several associate's degrees as well as bachelor's degrees are offered through study at the regional locations.
Calendar: First semester begins late August, ends mid December; winter term is in January; second semester begins late January, ends early May. Summer sessions are also offered.
Cost: For 2013–2014, the cost of tuition, fees, room, and board for Ohio residents is $24,646. The cost for non-Ohio residents is $40,434. Many students pay less after using grants and scholarships.