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Miami has an exceptional history of providing a high-quality education at a moderate cost. Consider the following:

  1. Miami was praised as a "strong performer" in the first-ever National Survey of Student Engagement, a multimillion dollar survey of 63,000 randomly selected students. Only 19 other universities were so highlited. Miami students read more, write more, participate more in class discussions and interact more with faculty than at other schools

  2. Eighty percent of students who enroll at Miami graduate - the highest graduation rate among Ohio's public universities and fifth nationally for major public universitiesMiami's law school acceptance rate is 84 percent, compared to 69 percent nationally

  3. Miami's law school acceptance rate is 84 percent, compared to 69 percent nationally

  4. More than 300 Miami students have gone on to medical school in the past four years. Miami's medical school acceptance rate is high - 85 percent for students who score "average" or better on each subset of the MCAT and have at least a 3.2 grade-point-average in science and overall

  5. Miami students who take the CPA exam consistently exceed state and national passage rates

  6. Miami's graduation rate for African-American students is higher than at any other public university in Ohio. A recent report shows that 56 percent of African-American students at Miami graduate. Comparable graduation rates for other state universities range from 16 to 52 percent

  7. Miami won first place in the 2001 National Model Entrepreneurship Program (undergraduate category) competition sponsored by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Enrepreneurship

  8. Miami is one of six colleges and universities honored in 2000 for its "innovative" Scholastic Enhancement Program, which increases academic performance and graduation rates. JSA Group Noel-Levitz, a nationally recognized higher education consulting firm, selected the group as exemplary

  9. Miami ranks seventh in the nation among all universities for the number of its students who study abroad

  10. By the time they graduate, 38 percent of Miami students have participated in some form of leadership education and 82 percent have been involved in community service.