StudentsReview :: Miami University - Oxford - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Ohio State University Columbus -- Columbus, OH
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Ohio University -- Athens, OH


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Miami University - Oxford

There are 30 Comments

View:

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
Terrible, Terrible, Terrible.Quite BrightElectrical Engineering
Terrible, Terrible, Terrible. I transferred to this sub-standard, over-priced farce of a university from UC. The instructors either don't speak English, don't care or both. The course work is a joke. Good luck getting help from anyone. Thousands of dollars and 20+ credit hours later im gonna NOPE right back to UC. Seriously, screw this place. If you got half a brain and can tell what a quality education looks like, you will avoid this place like the black death.
1st Year Male -- Class 2015
Campus Aesthetics: C, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I am a Russian Studies major, but thereQuite BrightHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
I am a Russian Studies major, but there are NO Russian Studies crosslisted classes. Language is all there is, and for a place called the "Havighurst Center" to exist, this seems very sad.

The library is woeful when it comes to materials. Their DVD collection is poor, several subjects are neglected.

The school prides themselves on looks over substance in many ways, including incessant mowing when nothing needs mowing.

DO some comparison and ask hard questions before coming to MU. There are better schools, especially some really good private universities in Ohio. Don't be pulled-in by MU being a "best buy school" or "pretty" or "friendly to all needs."

It is not that I am unhappy with the school, but for all the hype, I expected so much more than I am getting.

Also, unless you are a freshman and starting out of high school, you are going to be censured by the student body. I found this "snobbery" appalling, especially as a "non-conventional student" (as I am regarded as being). I constantly find myself snubbed because others don't see me as a student.As I stated: DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE SENDING YOUR CHILD HERE.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2012
Faculty Accessibility: A-, Social Life: D+
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
LOL...I love reading reviewsBrightCommunications
LOL...I love reading reviews from people who consider themselves "bright" or "quite bright" and mis-spell every word with more than four letters! I attended Miami for 2 years and am leaving! Poor quality education and parties all the time=waste of money!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2012
Campus Aesthetics: B, Collaboration/Competitive: D-
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
Miami University - Oxford
Miami University - Oxford
Compare MIAMIOH/Miami-OxfordSave MIAMIOH/Miami-Oxford

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→