HAMILTON • MIDDLETOWN • WEST CHESTER
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ON THE INSIDE
A little history 4
WHETHER YOU’RE a first-time, transfer, or returning student,
Miami University Regionals offer you the opportunity to Locations 6
earn the credibility and competitive edge of a Miami degree
in accessible, affordable, convenient settings. Programs of study 8
YOU CAN COMPLETE a Miami bachelor’s degree program in Majors at Miami 9
Health Information Technology, Integrative Studies, Nursing,
Engineering Technology, or Criminal Justice* entirely at the Academic divisions 10
regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester.
Special programs 14
YOU CAN PREPARE — and prepare well — for relocation to
the Oxford campus to complete one of more than a hundred Student life 16
majors from accounting to zoology.
Admission specifics 18
OR, EARN AN ASSOCIATE degree in such highly employable
programs as Business Technology, Criminal Justice, Money matters 20
Pre-Kindergarten, Computer Technology, and many more.
How and when to apply 22
TO CONTINUE your studies at the graduate level, consider
the Professional MBA or the Master’s of Education programs
at the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester.
GET STARTED NOW. Explore all of Miami University’s regional
locations to find the best fit for your lifestyle, career, and
educational goals. Schedule a Campus Visit or apply online now
*pending approval by Ohio Board of Regents
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First, a little history... Exceptional facilities
IN THE 1960s, Miami University established Miami University Regionals offer state-of-the-
regional campuses in Middletown and Hamilton art technological and physical facilities. Each
to make Miami’s top-notch education accessible, academic discipline offers appropriate and
affordable, and convenient for area residents fully-equipped classrooms, labs and studios to
who did not choose a large university setting or integrate academic instruction with hands-on
the Oxford residential student experience. experience. All locations are wireless,
Hear our students in their own words: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/profiles
offering instant access to online resources and
The Miami University Regional system has University services, including technical assis-
grown to include Miami Hamilton, Miami tance and library instant messaging support.
Middletown, the Voice of America Learning
Center in West Chester, and additional instruc- Open admission
tional facilities at Greentree Health Science
Miami University Regionals maintain an
Academy, also in Middletown.
open admission policy. This means first-time
college students will be eligible for admission
if they have earned a high school diploma,
GED, or are alternatively-educated.
Miami’s regional campuses offer among the
lowest tuition rates of all regional campuses
in Ohio, a rate less than half that of tuition at
the main campus.
Nearly one-quarter of regional Miami
Academic excellence students are over age 25, with many in their
Incoming freshmen list academic excellence 30s, 40s and older. If you’re already juggling
as the number one reason for choosing family and work, you’ll appreciate services
Miami University. At Miami University Regionals, and scheduling that meet your needs.
you’ll receive academic quality identical to Take advantage of on-site childcare,
that of the main campus in smaller, friendly, free tutoring and learning assistance,
commuter campus settings. academic advising, and co-op/internship
and job placement services.
It may be academic quality that brings Relocation & transfer options
students here, but it is the incredible caliber After successfully completing 20 credit
of instruction that keeps them coming back. hours on Miami’s regional campuses, you
Proficient, passionate and professional, Miami’s may choose to relocate to Oxford without
faculty will enlarge your perspective, challenge any additional application process. Or, you
your assumptions, and quite possibly, change may apply for transfer to any other university
your life. to further your education.
YOU’RE ONLY MINUTES AWAY from Miami University’s OHIO’S FIRST regional campus, Miami ALL MIAMI STUDENTS may choose courses
commuter-friendly regional locations. Get to know University Middletown is nestled on offered at the Voice of America Learning
them all — there’s a lot to like! 141 wooded acres just three miles from Center in West Chester as part of their regular
I-75. Home to nearly 3,000 students, the course schedule. Class formats include both
campus provides small classes, meaningful traditional teaching as well as blended and
faculty-student relationships and ameni- online methods. Weekday classes are avail-
ties like free parking, on-campus child care, able in both 10- and 15-week formats to allow
a fitness center and nature trails. Miami greater scheduling flexibility for students.
Middletown’s active roster of student VOALC also offers graduate programs in
organizations, athletic teams and cultural Education and the Professional MBA from
events make the campus a vibrant and Miami’s Farmer School of Business.
erica Learning Center
Miami University Voice of Am
engaging place. Community supported
scholarships continue the unique campus-
community relationship that has flourished
BUTLER COUNTY 4
Miami University Mid
WIDE-OPEN and bustling with nearly 5,000 students FREE PARKING
Miami University Hamilton prides itself on service to stu- 1. Miami University Middletown at all locations for
dents and community. Home to the magnificent botani- regional students Greentree Health Science Academy
(3 miles from I-75 and OH 122)
cal teaching facility, The Conservatory, a state-of-the-art
nursing resource center, and more than 65 fully-upgraded, 2. Miami University Hamilton
(12 miles from Colerain Ave. and I-275) NOW IN ITS SECOND YEAR on the Atrium Medical
computer-equipped classrooms, the Hamilton campus
Center’s campus near I-75 in Middletown, Greentree
offers big university resources in a smaller, friendly setting. 3. Voice of America Learning Center
(1 mile from Tylersville Rd. and I-75) Health Science Academy will allow students to be
A more intimate venue for community engagement is
immersed in the health care experience while taking
Miami Hamilton Downtown, our storefront at 221 High 4. Greentree Health Science Academy classes. Miami University Regionals offer health infor-
Street, which offers eclectic, thought-provoking program- (1.3 miles from I-75 and OH 122) mation technology, nursing, health care exploration,
ming each month.
and general education courses at Greentree.
Miami University Hamilton
BACHELOR’S DEGREES ASSOCIATE DEGREES COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE: American • Integrated Social Studies (7-12) • French
Studies • Anthropology • Biochemistry • Bio- (prek-12) • German (prek-12) • Latin (prek-12)
Bachelor of Integrative Studies (BIS) For many students, our associate degrees logical Physics • Black World Studies • Botany • Language Arts & Math (4-9) • Language
are the perfect solution for gaining practical • Chemistry • Classical Humanities • Classical Arts & Science (4-9) • Language Arts & Social
Choose two concentrations: training in a specific subject area or as a starting
Languages (Greek & Latin) • Comparative Religion Studies (4-9) • Life Science (7-12) • Life Sci-
• Applied Kinesiology point for working toward a bachelor’s degree.
• Diplomacy & Global Politics • Earth Science • ence/Chemistry (7-12) • Math & Science (4-9)
• Applied Sociology ASSOCIATE IN ARTS East Asian Languages & Culture • Economics • • Math & Social Studies (4-9) • Music (prek-12)
• Contemporary American Experience General Studies with concentrations in: Engineering Physics • English–Creative Writing • • Physical Science (7-12) Science Education
• Cross Cultural Leadership Humanities • Natural Science • Social Science • English–Literature • English–Professional Writing (7-12) • Science & Social Studies • Spanish
• Environmental Studies Business • Education • Applied Science • Fine Arts • Environmental Earth Science • Environmental (prek-12) • Special Education (prek-12)
• Families, Gender & Society Science • French • Geography • Geology • German
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED BUSINESS • Gerontology • History • Individualized Studies • FARMER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS:
• Geographic Information Science Business Technology with programs in:
AT MIAMI UNIVERSITY
Interactive Media Studies • International Studies • Accountancy • Business/Economics • Finance
• NEW! Health Care Administration Accounting Technology • Business Management REGIONALS, you may
programs Interdisciplinary Studies • Italian Studies • Journal- • Interdisciplinary Business Management •
• Information Technology Technology • Real Estate Management Technol- begin coursework lead- ism • Latin American, Latino/a & Caribbean Studies Management & Leadership • Management
Strategy for Organizations ogy • Marketing Management Technology •
ing to a bachelor’s degree Information Systems • Marketing • Supply
of study Business Software Technology • E-Business • Linguistics • Mass Communication • Mathematics
• Organizational Leadership Chain & Operations Management
• NEW! Personal & Community Management Technology at the Oxford campus or • Mathematics & Statistics • Medical Laboratory
Science • Microbiology • Philosophy • Physics •
Health Perspectives another 4-year institution. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE Political Science • Psychology • Public Administra-
• Understanding Media & Visual Culture Computer Technology
When you have completed tions • Quantitative Economics • Religion • Russian, SCIENCE: Bioengineering • Chemical Engi-
• Self-Designed Concentration (continuation option: half of a bachelor’s degree in 20 credit hours on Miami’s East European & Eurasian Studies • Social Justice neering • Computer Engineering • Computer
Computer Science and other computing majors) Science • Electrical Engineering • Engineer-
regional campuses with Studies • Sociology • Spanish • Speech Communi-
NEW! Bachelor of Science Computer & Information Technology with cation • Speech Pathology & Audiology • Statistics ing Management • General Engineering •
concentrations in: Networking • Software a minimum 2.0 GPA, you
in Criminal Justice (CJS) • Strategic Communication • Sustainability • Urban Manufacturing Engineering • Mechanical
(pending approval by Ohio Board of Regents) Development & Support • IT Support • Visual may relocate to the main & Regional Planning • Women‘s, Gender & Sexual- Engineering • Software Engineering
Media Support Technology • Engineering campus. ity Studies • Zoology
Bachelor of Science Technology with programs in: Electrical & UNIVERSITY STUDIES: Entering Miami as a
PLEASE NOTE: Admission to
in Information Technology Computer Engineering Technology or
specific programs, such as busi- SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS: Architecture • University Studies student means having the
Mechanical Engineering Technology • Crim- Art–Studio • Art Education • Art History • Graphic opportunity and the time to take courses
• Health Information Technology (HIT) ness, education, and creative
inal Justice • Pre-Kindergarten Education arts, may require a separate Design • Interior Design • Music • Music Education and explore majors across the College of
Bachelor of Engineering application and acceptance. • Music Performance • Theatre Arts & Science and beyond. Whether you
ASSOCIATE OF TECHNICAL STUDY
Technology (ENT) An individualized program designed with an adviser
are still looking for your passion or hoping
that includes courses from two or more of these areas: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, HEALTH to combine your many interests, you can
• Mechanical Engineering Technology Business Technology, Computer Technology and
• Electro-Mechanical Engineering & SOCIETY: Athletic Training • Family Studies pursue a number of paths while still satisfy-
Technology • Social Work • Health Promotion • Kinesiology ing graduation requirements. Along the way,
• Nutrition • Sport Leadership & Management • you’ll discover what is right for you.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing GIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
EDUCATION PROGRAMS: Art/pre-k • Chemistry •
Earning a certificate in Geographic Information
(BSN, RN-BSN) Science requires the successful completion of Chinese • Early Childhood (prek-3) • Earth Science PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS:
NOTE: Nursing is a selective admission program. Admission 30 credit hours in this concentration. Go to (7-12) • Earth Science/Chemistry (7-12) • Earth Architecture • Dentistry • Environmental
to Miami University does not guarantee admission to the MiamiOH.edu/geography/gis. Studies/Forestry • Law • Medicine • Op-
nursing program. Meeting minimum requirements for
Science/Life Science (7-12) • Integrated English
consideration into nursing does not guarantee admission. Language Arts (7-12) • Integrated Mathematics (7-12) tometry • Pharmacy • Physical Therapy •
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, FARMER SCHOOL
MiamiOH.edu/cas HEALTH & SOCIETY OF BUSINESS
The College of Arts & Science primarily provides MiamiOH.edu/eap MiamiOH.edu/fsb
all students with the liberal arts education that is The School of Education, Health & Society pre- The Farmer School of Business offers bachelor’s
central to Miami University’s reputation for excel- pares students for careers in teaching, nutrition, degrees in eight areas, many of which are nation-
lence. Prepare for a career in botany, chemistry, kinesiology, family studies, health studies, social ally recognized: accountancy, business econom-
foreign languages, history, political science or any work, and sport leadership and management. ics, decision sciences, finance, general business,
of the Humanities or Natural or Social Sciences. management, management information systems,
Pre-Kindergarten and marketing. Acceptance to these programs is
Criminal Justice MiamiOH.edu/regionals/pre-k competitive, and the school has specific entrance
MiamiOH.edu/regionals/cj criteria for Miami and transfer students. Gradu-
This program prepares students to provide ates progress to positions of increasing adminis-
This major focuses on the study of police, courts, education and caring for children up to five years trative or executive responsibility nationally and
and corrections. The bachelor’s degree program* of age who are not yet in kindergarten. Graduates in the competitive global environment.
provides students with an in-depth analysis and may be employed in public, corporate, or private
evaluation of the fundamental organization, care centers, preschools, or Head Start facilities,
operations, and issues specific to the American Business Technology
either as teachers or in administration.
criminal justice system. Graduates work as police MiamiOH.edu/regionals/bte
officers, corrections officers, and in the fields of Successful completion of the Pre-Kindergarten Regional campus associate degree programs in
probation, parole and private security. Program meets the Ohio Department of Educa- applied business, offered through the Farmer
tion requirements for the Initial Five-Year Profes- School of Business, are ideal for those who want
SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS sional Licensure in Pre-Kindergarten Education. to enter business fields or improve business
MiamiOH.edu/arts The degree can be applied to the Bachelor of career opportunities with practical business skills
Integrative Studies and a majority of the required or professional practice assignments. Programs
The School of Creative Arts offers programs in hours may be applied to a Bachelor of Science are available in accounting technology, banking,
architecture, art, music, theatre and other artistic in Education in early childhood education, if the business management technology (marketing
disciplines. Develop your artistic abilities, prepare student meets the admission requirements and is and real estate), and office management technol-
for a variety of careers in the arts or acquire a admitted into an appropriate cohort. ogy. Graduates work as support staff or supervi-
broad cultural and academic background.
sors in these areas.
10 *pending approval by Ohio Board of Regents
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING Health Information Technology OPERATING POLICIES
& APPLIED SCIENCE MiamiOH.edu/regionals/hit
MiamiOH.edu/eas POLICIES & ACCREDITATION
As an ever-increasing number of hospitals,
doctor’s offices and health-related compa- MIAMI UNIVERSITY is a scholarly community
The School of Engineering and Applied Science whose members believe that a liberal education
integrates professional education in engineer- nies convert to electronic record systems, is grounded in qualities of character as well as
ing, computing, and nursing with Miami’s liberal those with a degree in Health Information intellect. We respect the dignity of other persons,
Technology will continue to be in great the rights and property of others, and the right of
arts tradition. Miami’s Regionals offer associate others to hold and express disparate beliefs. We
degrees in these programs, as well as bachelor’s demand. If your background is in health believe in honesty, integrity, and the importance
degrees in nursing and engineering technology. care, you will initially concentrate on the of moral conduct. We defend the freedom of
technical aspects of the degree, while inquiry that is the heart of learning and combine
You may also begin coursework in other engi- that freedom with the exercise of judgment and
neering or computing fields to be completed students coming to the program with the acceptance of personal responsibility
in Oxford. technical expertise will begin with a focus
on health care.
All programs at Miami University Regionals
Engineering Technology are accredited by the North Central Association
MiamiOH.edu/eas/ent Computer Technology of Colleges and Schools. All campuses of Miami
University are approved by the State of Ohio
Engineering technology uses the practical Approving Agency for the training of veterans.
applications of engineering and technology to Acquire the skills to become a computer
programmer or technical support specialist STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
analyze, synthesize, and solve technical, electrical
and/or mechanical challenges. Concentrations by earning this associate degree, or exercise Miami University is committed to providing equal
opportunity and an educational and work envi-
are available in Mechanical Engineering Technol- the continuation option to relocate to ronment free from discrimination on the basis of
ogy (AS or BS), Electrical & Computer Engineer- Oxford with Junior standing to complete a sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
ing Technology (AS), and Electro-Mechanical bachelor’s degree in one of several comput- age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military
status, or veteran status. Miami shall adhere to all
Engineering Technology (BS). Graduates work as ing majors including Computer Science. applicable state and federal equal opportunity/
technicians, programmers, network service and affirmative action statutes and regulations. The
university is dedicated to ensuring access and
maintenance professionals, design engineers, and Nursing equal opportunity in its educational programs,
more in the fields of process control, instrumen- MiamiOH.edu/eas/nsg related activities, and employment. Retaliation
tation, automation, system design, testing, sales, against an individual who has raised claims of
service and management. Four-year degrees are offered by Miami’s illegal discrimination or cooperated with an
nationally recognized nursing program, investigation of such claims is prohibited.
Computer & Information Technology which carefully balances theory-based Students and employees should bring questions
classroom activities with hands-on clinical or concerns to the attention of the Office of
MiamiOH.edu/eas/cit experience in area hospitals. The Bachelor
Equity and Equal Opportunity, Hanna House,
529.7157 (V/TTY) and 529.7158 (fax).
The associate degree program teaches basic of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree qualifies Students and employees with disabilities may
computer literacy, introductory programming, you to take the licensing exam (NCLEX) contact the Office of Disability Resources, 19
problem-solving, communication skills, and necessary to practice as a registered nurse. Campus Avenue Building, 529.1541 (V/TTY) and
technical coursework in the development and The BSN program prepares you for leader-
support of computing systems. Concentrations ship and management positions in a variety Miami University: Equal Opportunity in
are offered in Networking, Software Develop- of medical environments, including wellness Education and Employment
ment & Support, IT Support, and Visual Media centers and the community health field.
Technology. Graduates obtain positions as By adding 23 additional hours to your BSN,
computer support specialists, help desk person- you may obtain your license to practice as
nel, programmers, web developers, and network a school nurse through the School Nurse
administrators. Licensure Program.
Miami University The Global Miami Plan
Honors Program for Liberal Education helps
The University Honors Program provides Miami every student learn to think critically
students with exciting opportunities to chal- — to examine assumptions behind
lenge themselves with a mix of honors courses, ideas, exchange differing viewpoints
research opportunities, and meaningful com- with students and faculty, and make
munity experiences. Honors students receive
thoughtful decisions by examining
individualized advising and mentoring, priority
course registration, the chance to create a unique, their consequences.
customized plan of study, and the ability to apply
for grants to support research, leadership, and The Miami Plan requires that you
service projects. Participation in UHP facilitates a take foundation courses, usually
seamless transition to the Oxford campus. in your first two years, in subjects
such as English, humanities, social
Bachelor of Integrative sciences, global perspectives,
Extend traditional Studies (BIS) natural sciences, fine arts and formal
classroom studies Offered exclusively at Miami University reasoning. Students also have the
through online, Regionals, the BIS program offers 13 different opportunity to study abroad as part
concentrations to build a Miami University bac- of the Global Miami Plan.
hybrid, and distance calaureate degree you can complete entirely
learning options, on the regional campuses. By engaging you in As an upper-class student, in
flexible course multiple fields of study, academic departments
addition to courses for your chosen
and disciplines, and making connections among
scheduling, and them, the BIS program helps develop the integra- major you must complete a Thematic
innovative academic tive skills demanded by the millennial workplace. Sequence — usually a set of three
courses — which provides in-depth
eLearning study in an area or topic outside of
Online and hybrid class formats offer an addition- your department of major.
al flexible alternative to your education options.
Online courses are completely web based with The Miami Plan culminates with
no required “seat time” at the campuses. Hybrid the Senior Capstone Experience,
means that some portions of the course are web which is your opportunity to bring
based and some aspects require class time at one together liberal learning and special-
of our campuses.
ized knowledge in a project or
Approximately 20 percent of our students have seminar of your choosing.
taken at least one hybrid or online course and
approximately nine percent of our offerings are
online or hybrid. It is possible to get most of an
associate degree in Business Technology online
right now. These courses have the same high
quality Miami faculty teaching them that teach
our on-campus courses.
IN COLLEGE, IT’S
ESPECIALLY TRUE: student life & athletics
You get out of it
what you put into it. While your participation in campus life will, of course,
Student satisfaction be determined by your other commitments, you’ll still
is directly related have plenty of chances to enjoy extracurricular events
to a high level of throughout the year, from lectures and concerts to art
peer interaction; exhibits, performances, and festivals. Classroom studies
that is, the more can inspire service, social, and learning opportunities
you do, the better on and off campus through numerous student clubs,
time you’ll have! activities, and organizations.
LOVE SPORTS? Look into our
competitive Ohio Regional Campus
Conference teams that compete
intercollegiately in multiple sports.
Or, if you are interested in intramu-
rals and recreational sports from
skiing, softball, tennis and golf, to
rowing and beyond, you can pursue
it at Miami University Regionals.
Current High School Students, Recommended Curriculum If you take any high school units during junior IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED another college or contact the Office of Admission as soon When to apply
GED Recipients and Alternatively- If you are planning to pursue a bachelor’s high school, Algebra I in the eighth grade, for university after high school and registered as possible. Transfer students should apply as early as
example, these units will count toward this for one or more courses, we will consider possible before classes begin. Provisional
Educated Students degree and graduated from high school after
1985, Miami University recommends that you requirement. You will not be denied admission you a transfer student. Transfer students Limited Transfer Admission admission may be granted until an official
Miami University Regionals have an open if you do not meet these standards. Instead, you must submit an official transcript of all pre-
have completed the following in high school Some departments and program standards transcript/s is received and a grade point
admission policy for first-time college students. will be required to complete additional courses, vious college work attempted, and students
or through alternative education: at Miami are stricter than others for transfer average is verified. If you do not meet the
You will be eligible for admission if you have which will count toward graduation. They are who graduated from high school after 1985 students. These include all programs in the transfer policy requirements, your admis-
earned a diploma from a secondary program • four units of college preparatory English; regular, not remedial, courses. also must submit an official high school Farmer School of Business (except business sion to Miami Regionals will be cancelled.
chartered by the state board of education, a • three units of college preparatory transcript. Admission is based on your grade technology), the School of Education, Health
General Educational Development (GED) di- mathematics (including Algebra II); When to apply point average (on a 4.0 scale). Transfer stu- & Society, the School of Creative Arts, and the
ploma, or if you are alternatively-educated. dents applying for regular admission must
• three units of college preparatory You must apply by August 1 to enroll for fall Department of Communication. Please con-
semester and December 1 for spring semes- have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA at their tact the Office of Admission at 513.785.3111
ACT or SAT Test Scores natural science (including both a
previous institution/s or have been out of
physical and biological science); ter. Home-schooled or alternatively-educated (Hamilton) or 513.727.3216 (Middletown).
Test scores are required ONLY from current high school for at least two years.
students should contact the Admission Office
school seniors and recent high school graduates. • three units of college preparatory
at least eight weeks before classes begin for Credit Evaluation
social studies (including one unit Probationary Transfer Admission
Assessment information on materials required for curriculum
of history); Students who have extenuating circum- Generally, credit for any college-level course
evaluation. To apply to the nursing program,
New students must participate in the COMPASS stances affecting their academic perfor- taken at an accredited institution for which IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED
• two units of foreign language, you must submit an additional nursing applica-
English, reading and mathematics assessment mance (illness, personal or family trauma, you received a grade of “C” or better can any campus of Miami University as a
both in the same language; and tion before February 1. Please contact the Office
program, the results of which are used for etc.) may petition for special admission transfer to Miami. Some training courses degree-seeking student, go to MiamiOH/
• one unit of fine arts, including art, of Admission at 513.785.3111 (Hamilton) or
placement and advising. You will receive more consideration. NOTE: To receive probation- provided by the armed forces also are the regionals/reenroll to complete the ap-
drama, or music, either appreciation 513.727.3216 (Middletown).
information about COMPASS after you have ary transfer admission consideration, please equivalent of college courses. plication for re-enrollment.
been accepted. or performance.
Flexible payment plans How do I apply for financial aid? 1 2 3 4
Miami’s Tuition Management System (TMS) Every academic year you must file the Free
makes financing college affordable by spread- Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
ing 10 payments over the academic year. Or, electronically at www.fafsa.gov as early as
choose a three-month payment plan, which January 1 for the following fall, spring, and/or
money matters allows you to stretch each term’s payment
over the semester. You may also pay your fees
• Miami University’s priority filing deadline
with Visa or MasterCard. is February 15 for new students.
HERE’S THE BOTTOM LINE: • Miami University’s federal school code
If you want the advantages Financial Aid & Assistance is 003077.
of a Miami education, our About half of regional students receive some • The online application must be signed
TUITION & FEES
knowledgeable Admission sort of financial assistance; many are eligible with a PIN number. Regional campus tuition slashed for out-of-state students!
for scholarships and awards based on need • Get your PIN number at www.pin.ed.gov.
& Financial Aid team and/or merit. Aid packages are combinations At Miami University Regionals, out-of-state Fees and expenses for in-state, lower-division
(Student and parents need separate PINs.)
will help you find a way of grants, loans and work-study specifically undergraduate tuition has dropped undergraduate students at Miami University
to finance it, guiding you designed to meet your financial needs. 30 percent overall, and for Indiana and Regional campuses for 2012-2013.
Grants are awards based on financial need that What does FAFSA do? Kentucky residents of these 12 counties,
step-by-step along out-of-state undergraduate tuition
(NOTE: Fees for lower division/upper division
do not require repayment; loans are awards The federal government calculates an “expect- are based on all hours earned, not just Miami
the way. that require repayment; and work-study refers ed family contribution” (EFC) based mainly has dropped 50 percent! University credit hours.)
to part-time, on-campus employment. The on the prior year’s income. The EFC takes into Each non-resident student will be
total amount you are eligible to receive is consideration income, assets, family size, and billed the gross tuition surcharge, but FULL-TIME STUDENTS
based on your family’s financial circumstances, number of family members in college (exclud- students of these counties will (12 or more hours)
and may change from year to year if your fam- ing parents). Miami uses the EFC to determine also receive an automatic waiver Lower-division PER SEMESTER PER YEAR
ily’s financial circumstances change, if costs the type of funding disbursed. The lower the not to exceed 50% of the out-
increase, or if the availability of funds changes. Instructional fee $2,281.20 $4,562.40
EFC, the higher the aid package will be. of-state surcharge.
AUTOMATIC $1000 MERIT After filing the FAFSA, you will receive a Student Non-resident students
General fee 180.00 360.00
SCHOLARSHIP. If you are Scholarship Opportunities Aid Report (SAR) from the federal government. Network Services fee 18.00 36.00
may also be eligible for
a new, incoming first-year Scholarships vary by campus, are based This is a summary of your FAFSA answers and is pending reciprocity agree-
student and have an ACT primarily on academic achievement, do not a way to make corrections. If your information ments. Be sure to check with PART-TIME STUDENTS
score of 22 or above and a require repayment, and can supplement aid is correct, keep the SAR for your records. If not, (less than 12 hours)
your Admission counselor.
packages for students with financial need. go to www.fafsa.gov and make corrections.
High School GPA of 3.5 or Lower-division PER SEMESTER
University and alumni scholarship committees
above, and have received no read the information you submit with your What type of aid can I receive? COMPARE YOUR TIME AND COSTS! Instructional fee,
other scholarship of equal scholarship application. Their evaluation of • Grant(s): financial award based on need If you’re considering commuting to Ohio for 1. Miami University Hamilton
per credit hour $190.10
or greater value from Miami essay and documented leadership, combined that does not require repayment. work or studies, take a look at our great new
2. Voice of America Learning Center
General fee, per credit hour 15.00
programs and lower prices. Full-time/lower
University, you will receive an with GPA, test scores, and high school rank, • Loan(s): financial aid available to all division students residing in these 12 counties 3. Miami University Middletown Total per credit hour 205.10
automatic, one-time scholar- determine your place among other applicants students (regardless of EFC) that does would pay $4,701.30 per semester. 4. Greentree Health Science Academy Network Services fee 18.00
ship of $1000, if you apply by in the annual scholarship competition. require repayment.
Student eligibility criteria vary among the
March 15, 2013. scholarships, which can range from $500 • Work Study: wages earned through RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
For the qualifications for Ohio residency,
up to the cost of tuition. campus employment. see the Miami University General Bulletin at
How and when to apply
FORMS ARE A BIG PART APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
OF THE PROCESS. FASTEST, EASIEST: Apply online at MiamiOH/regionals/admission. You’ll
need a credit card to pay the $35 fee. Or, apply by mail. Follow instructions on the
There are three
enclosed Application for Admission and mail to the campus you would like to attend.
to complete to be APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 1 for fall semester, December 1 for spring semester.
eligible for enrollment, NOTE: Voice of America Learning Center and Greentree Health Science Academy are NOT
financial aid, and/or considered campuses for application purposes. However, once you are admitted, you may
scholarships. schedule classes there.
Deadlines are associated
with each application. FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
Filing sooner is ALWAYS FILE FAFSA PRONTO: If you are applying for any kind of financial aid or scholarship,
better to ensure the go to www.fafsa.gov and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon
best opportunities and as possible after January 1. This is the basis for all decisions regarding scholarships and
fastest processing. financial assistance. You must re-file every year to be eligible for assistance.
Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013: FAFSA is available online. Miami University’s federal school code is 003077. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have questions,
please contact us. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013: Deadline for all applicants to submit the FAFSA for priority consideration.
Miami University Hamilton Miami University Middletown Voice of America Learning Center
We’re here to help! NOTE: Estimated taxes for 2012 may be used.
1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042 7847 VOA Park Drive
(Corner of VOA Park Drive & Cox Road)
Miami University Hamilton Main number 513.785.3000 Main number 513.727.3200 West Chester, OH 45069
Office of Admission Admission 785.3111 Toll free 1.86.MIAMI.MID
1601 University Blvd.
APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP Main numbers
Advising 785.3129 Admission 727.3216
Hamilton, OH 45011 FASTEST, EASIEST: Once you have submitted your FAFSA, apply for scholarships online Cincinnati 513.895.8862
513.785.3111 Financial Aid 785.3123 Advising 727.3440
at MiamiOH/regionals/scholars. To apply by mail, follow instructions on the Applica- Middletown 513.217.8862
Learning Assistance 785.3139 Financial Aid 727.3299
Miami University Middletown tion for Scholarship available from the Office of Admission & Financial Aid, then mail to
Records & Registration 785.3202 Learning Assistance 727.3440
Office of Admission the campus you wish to attend.
4200 N. University Blvd. Student Services 785.3211 Records & Registration 727.3217 Regional Locations
Middletown, OH 45042 All mailed application materials must be postmarked by Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 to be eligible for Student Services 727.3440
513.727.3216 scholarship consideration.
22 MiamiOH.edu/regionals 23
ON THE INSIDE
A little history 4
Programs of study 8
Majors at Miami 9
Academic divisions 10
Special programs 14
Student life 16
Admission specifics 18
Money matters 20
How and when to apply 22
APPLY ONLINE OR SCHEDULE A CAMPUS VISIT: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/admission