Located in Oxford, Ohio, Miami University was established in 1809, making it more than 200 years old. They are one of the oldest public universities in the country, and the opening of its doors was made possible by President George Washington signing an ordinance in 1795. Benjamin Harrison is one of the University’s most famous graduates. He later became President of the United States.
“Miami’s Reputation grew as quickly as its enrollment, and it became known as the ‘Yale of the West’ for its ambitious liberal arts curriculum.” Miami University continues to rank in the nation’s top public universities today because of the quality of students’ experience and excellent teaching. The Farmer School of Business is ranked as a Top 20 Undergrad Public Business School in Ohio. The SoB has also gained national recognition by Money Magazine as a Top 10 College for producing Fortune 500 CEOs nationwide.
FSB is consistently ranked among top business schools because of its emphasis on experiential learning, leadership development, and international studies. They develop students who are ready to be leaders in their workplace and community.
Through the Farmer School of Business, eight different majors are offered, including Accountancy, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems and Analytics, Human Capital Management and Leadership, Marketing, and Supply Chain & Operations Management. About 900 students graduate from these programs every year, ready to start their business careers.
The MBA program is located out of West Chester. It includes 12 courses, and the majority of students graduate in two years. Specializations in Finance and Marketing are both available, as well as a combination of the two. The Master’s of Accountancy graduate degree is a program that Farmer is incredibly proud of. They continue to be a school that the Big Four public accounting firms consistently recruit from because of the quality of their accountancy graduates. The program has a 95% placement rate for graduates.
The China Business Program offered at FSB is the only one of its kind in the country. This is a certificate program that offers students the opportunity to learn first hand about China’s business, language, and cultural perspective. It prepares them for a career working in China or with companies that do business with China. This is a study abroad program, and scholarships are available from FSB as well as from outside sources to cover travel costs of the China Business Program.
There are many opportunities for students to get involved on campus to build personal and professional relationships. The Students Center provides many spaces for students to study or have a great time with friends and eat delicious food with the many dining options. The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion provides support for students of diverse populations.
Miami University requires first and second-year students to live on campus and also has space for a limited number of third and fourth-year students in their residence halls and apartment-like living spaces.