Miami University

Miami University

Oxford, United States

Affiliation: Public university of Ohio

Philosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.

Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in Luxembourg

Enrollment: 14,488 undergraduates and 1,812 graduate students on Oxford campus; 2,804 on Hamilton campus; 1,930 on Middletown campus (Fall 2008 enrollment)

Diversity: Multicultural students make up 10 percent of the first-year class and 9.5 percent of the undergraduate student body (2008 enrollment)

Degree Programs: Bachelor's degree in over 100 areas of study and the master's degree in more than 50 areas; Miami also offers a number of doctoral degrees.