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Reviews 2735 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: None of my close friends drink or use drugs, so I honestly don't notice it at all. Some of my hallmates drink, but not to the point where they are puking in our bathroom.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Miami has a very diverse campus

4 College Freshman

Academics: Heavy workload but it will be worth it

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: If you like to party come to Miami of Ohio

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: If you have the money you could live off campus

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Some of the dorm rooms are too small

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: Pretty much as good as dorm food can get

3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Uptown is an area of campus with a lot to do

3 College Freshman

Local Area: The campus is the definition of a college town.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Rarely any crime on the campus. Health Center is in a very inconvenient location

3 College Freshman

Weather: Gets very cold in the winter

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Great food and the prices are not too high

2 College Sophomore

Majors: Have not had an internship yet.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Academics: Too difficult to get into the Business School.

2 College Sophomore

Academics: Most professors have zero concerns for grades and workload is too much especially for students taking more than 5 classes at a time.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Sorority girls are stuck up. Fraternity guys are typical. Both Greek groups drink and party too much.

3 people found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I would go to Ohio State. Miami is too expensive and the people are not too welcoming.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Too much crime at night. Needs to control underage drinking.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Diversity: Not too many minorities or diversity.

1 person found this useful Report
1 College Sophomore

Parking: Tickets and fines are outrageous.

1 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: They all dress and act the same. Unfriendly.

8 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The school is too expensive. Loans are a nightmare.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: The commuter bus from Hamilton to Oxford should operate more frequently

1 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: The school needs to crack down on underage drinking especially at the nightclubs uptown.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Ohio, so cold and wet through half the year.

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There’s an old saying that goes, “You can make a big school small, but you can’t make a small school big.” The overall experience at Miami University is different for every student, but most seem to have enjoyed their time here, and most will agree that the former part of this statement is representative of Miami. Miami is not a huge school, but it is large enough to feel like a big university without being overwhelming. It is essential to find a niche when you arrive; otherwise, you may get lost in the shuffle. One of the best ways to determine if you will like Miami is to take into consideration what is important to you in a school and to really weigh your options. Visit the campus and ask questions—this is the next four or five years of your life. If Miami does not fulfill an important need you have, it probably isn’t the school for you, and there are people here who feel like they don’t belong.

Nobody enjoys school 100 percent of the time, but the students at Miami have a plethora of options, both social and academic, at their doorsteps. At Miami, you cannot be afraid to try new things, talk to new people, or grow as an individual. However, this is true no matter where you decide to attend college. Overall, the most important fact to take away from this guide is that most students feel that they made the right decision in attending Miami.

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