Miami University Oxford

Miami University Oxford

Miami University is a coeducational public university located in Oxford, Ohio. It was founded in the year 1809. MUO offers a wide variety of programs and degrees in diverse fields of study, through six academic divisions:

  • The College of Arts & Science
  • The Farmer School of Business
  • The Graduate School
  • The School of Education, Health, and Society
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • The School of Fine Arts

Miami University's sports teams are known as RedHawks. The university is a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA).

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Miami University-Oxford
500 High St
Oxford , OH 45056
General Phone: (513) 529-1809

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Miami University-Oxford Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,026American studies, East Asian studies, Latin American studies, Italian studies, African-American studies, women's studies, linguistics, German language, French language, ...
Business and Management1,017business, business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, managerial economics, finance, human resources, organizational behavior, ...
Education and Teaching536curriculum and instruction, educational administration, special ed, college student counseling, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, ...
Science367biochemistry, botany, microbiology, zoology, chemistry, geology, physics
Therapy and Counseling223psychology, school psychology, educational psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy219health and physical education, sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer, dietitian
Media205mass communication, journalism, public relations
Nursing and Emergency Medicine149registered nursing
Engineering93engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering physics, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, engineering management
Medical Support and Technology87audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Architecture and Planning80architecture, urban planning, interior architecture
Family and Social Work69family studies, public administration, social work
Computer Science and Engineering53computer and info science, data processing tech, systems analyst, computer engineering
Mathematics47mathematics, statistics
Engineering Technician36engineering technology, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech
Office and Administration33office management, administrative assistant
Art Studies32art studies
Fine Arts30art history and criticism
Conservation and Resource Management30environmental studies, environmental science, wood science
Religion and Philosophy26philosophy, religion
Photography and Commercial Art21commercial art
Drama and Performing Arts21drama
Music20music, music performance
Science and Laboratory Technician4chemical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Miami University-Oxford in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree3,632103
Master's degree46849
Associate's degree28118
Doctor's degree509
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years115

Miami University-Oxford Student Body

In 2007-2008, Miami University-Oxford had a total enrollment of 15,968 students (17,304 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 73%
Graduate 27%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 41%
20-21 39%
22-24 11%
25-29 4%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York2%
New Jersey1%
(International Students)1%

Miami University-Oxford Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 67 %

Miami University-Oxford Room and Board (2007)

Miami University-Oxford offers campus housing for 7,097 of its 17,304 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Oxford, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Miami University-Oxford Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal530630
SAT Math550650
ACT Verbal2330
ACT Math2429
ACT Composite2428

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT56%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT81%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Miami University-Oxford Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,443
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 25,327
Room and board $ 8,998
Room charge $ 4,602
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,396
Books and supplies $ 1,195
Other expenses $ 5,098

Financial Aid:
Miami University-Oxford participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 307700)

Miami University-Oxford Faculty

Miami University-Oxford has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year192$105,18962$92,716
Associate professoracademic year132$75,32395$72,838
Assistant professoracademic year105$69,14395$59,630
Instructoracademic year26$39,06553$36,204
Lectureracademic year14$46,46720$46,621
No academic rankacademic year44$43,67429$41,733
All faculty totalacademic year513$79,896354$63,261

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Miami University-Oxford Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Mid-American Conference
Basketball Mid-American Conference
Baseball Mid-American Conference
Track Mid-American Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports56106162

Miami University-Oxford Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Interior Architecture

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering, General
Engineering/Industrial Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Technical and Business Writing
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies
Public Relations/Image Management

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist


Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Microbiology, General
Physics, General
Zoology/Animal Biology

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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