STEM Profile

Updated October 29, 2021

  • Miami University is a state-assisted institution with the main campus in Oxford, Ohio, and two regional campuses in Middletown and Hamilton.
  • Miami University has a national reputation for excellence in undergraduate education.
  • Miami is a (Carnegie) Doctoral Intensive University and attracts faculty members who have a passion for advanced research and scholarship, as well as a commitment to teaching.
  • Miami University continues to advance in national rankings. The latest rankings data can be found on the rankings and recognition webpage.
  • Miami University consistently graduates high numbers of  STEM majors in 2014-2015, typically among the second or third highest number of science students among Ohio’s public universities. Up to date information on the numbers of graduates and comparisons to peer universities can be obtained from the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.
  • Most Miami science graduates choose to pursue post-baccalaureate training.
  • Miami University also selectively invests in excellent graduate programs.
  • Five of the eleven departments awarding doctoral degrees are in the natural sciences. Faculty appointments in these departments are based on 40% research effort, 40% teaching, and 20% service.
  • Finally, Miami University has made a major commitment to enhancing diversity on campus. Details and updates on these efforts are provided by the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion.