Miami University Hamilton: Narrative Description

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1601 Peck Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011-3399
Tel: (513)785-3000; Admissions: (513)785-3111; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Miami University System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees (degrees awarded by Miami University main campus). Founded 1968. Setting: 78-acre suburban campus with easy access to Cincinnati. Total enrollment: 3,405. Faculty: 222 (91 full-time, 131 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 968 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 1,427 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,895 students, 58% women, 42% men. 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 24% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters plus summer sessions. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program, transfer students. Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT required for some. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $3150 full-time, $131.25 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,901 full-time, $537.54 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $382 full-time, $14.50 per credit part-time, $17 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 11 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Campus Activities Committee, Ski Club, Student Nursing Association, Minority Action Committee. Major annual events: New Student Orientation, Spring Fest, Fall Picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Rentschler Library with 68,000 books, 400 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: The town of Hamilton is easily accessible from most of northern and western Hamilton County via several state and interstate routes. Employment opportunities are good in this area.

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