About Miami University-Hamilton
A regional campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Miami Hamilton was established in 1968 in Hamilton, Ohio. On Miami's regional campuses, students can earn an associate degree and/or complete the following baccalaureate degrees: Bachelor of Science in Nursing , Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Engineering Technology, and the Bachelor of Integrative Studies.The regional campuses also offer continuing education courses for professional and personal development via the Corporate & Community Institute.
Miami Hamilton is a commuter campus with current enrollment (2009) of approximately 3,800 students. Class sizes average 21 students and the average age of Miami Hamilton's student body is 24.
Miami Hamilton has an open enrollment policy for first-time, first year students who have a high school diploma or GED certificate. Approximately 62 percent of students attend part-time. Many students work at least part-time and have families of their own. Class scheduling is flexible, with evening and Saturday classes available to accommodate non-traditional students who are busy balancing family and job.
A licensed, on-site child care center offers affordable childcare for children of Miami Hamilton students, faculty and staff. The Office of Learning Assistance offers tutoring services throughout the year, plus a number of workshops on topics including time management and exam preparation.
Miami Hamilton is home to the Michael J. Colligan History Project which offers a wide variety of programs, lecture series, projects, and symposia that present a broad and diverse perspective on the people and events of America's past. Colligan Project events are funded in partnership with the Hamilton Community Foundation. In recent years, speakers have included historians Douglas Brinkley, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington.
Other Miami Hamilton lecture series have brought speakers from the worlds of politics, science and journalism to the academic and wider community, including Lee Hamilton, Mario Cuomo, Stephen Jay Gould, E. O. Wilson, and Leonard Pitts.
Miami Hamilton's Artist Series provides an eclectic blend of musical entertainment throughout the academic year in Parrish Auditorium, a cozy 455-seat campus venue. Past performers include Ben Harper, Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, Los Lobos, Keb Mo, Jerry Douglas, Rhonda Vincent, and Cherryholmes. Tickets to the Artist Series may be purchased via the Miami University Ticket Office
Miami University Hamilton offers you the best of both educational worlds: big university advantages and small campus comfort. Through personal attention, comprehensive student support and one-on-one advising, you'll find Miami Hamilton the perfect "first stop" on your road to success.
The Miami tradition of academic excellence begins at the Hamilton campus, where you can earn a certificate, an associate's degree and/or begin coursework toward a bachelor's degree at Miami's Oxford campus or another four-year institution. You also may complete four-year bachelor's degree programs in engineering technology and nursing entirely on Miami's regional campuses.