Miami University-Middletown Campus: Narrative Description

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4200 East University Blvd.
Middletown, OH 45042-3497
Tel: (513)727-3200; Admissions: (513)727-3346; Fax: (513)727-3223; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Miami University System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees (also offers up to 2 years of most bachelor's degree programs offered at Miami University main campus). Founded 1966. Setting: 141-acre small town campus with easy access to Cincinnati and Dayton. Endowment: $779,742. Total enrollment: 2,660. 763 applied, 96% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 19% from top quarter, 50% from top half. 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 28% 25 or older. Retention: 71% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at members of the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities. Study abroad program. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $3498 full-time, $145.75 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $13,248 full-time, $552 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $201 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to student level. Part-time tuition varies according to student level.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 28 open to all. Most popular organizations: student radio station, SEAL (Save Every Animal by Learning), Student Advisory Council, Model United Nations, Program Board. Major annual events: Haunted Trails, End of Year Picnic, MUMOXMUH. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Gardner-Harvey Library with 58,239 microform titles, 540 serials, 4,857 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $479,848. 180 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Middletown, population 46,022, is an industrial city in Butler County, SW Ohio. Its industries include aircraft parts, steel, and paper products.

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