At the time, the region in Ohio was thought of as the Western frontier. And it was here, that Miami University was founded by an ordinance of President George Washington, chartered in 1809. The first students enrolled in 1824. The progression of Miami University encompasses “five distinct historical eras,” ranging from the beginning marked growth of the institution, to developing professionalism, expansion, identifying an image, and most recently, the transition into a corporate university. Today, Miami University is a public, four-year not-for-profit institution with a main campus in Oxford, Ohio. In addition, the campus maintains campus locations in Middletown, Ohio; Hamilton, Ohio; Westchester, Ohio; and abroad in Luxembourg.
Students can pursue a wide array of academic opportunities at Miami University. Students can enroll in bachelor’s degree programs and master’s programs. Miami University also awards doctorate degrees and students can enroll in associate’s degree programs at the regional campuses. Students can also participate in a number of online and/or hybrid opportunities through Miami University’s regional campuses.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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