Institutional Research
Admissions: Explanation of Terms

The tables and charts in this section all pertain to the fall semester entering freshman class, including full- and part-time students.

Acceptance and Yield Rates: The Acceptance Rate identifies the percentage of applicants who were accepted into Miami University. The Yield Rate identifies the percentage of accepted students who enrolled at Miami University.

Test Scores: The SAT and ACT scores reported are the highest scores reported by each individual. If individual students submitted both SAT and ACT scores, only their highest score is included (consistent with Admissions policies). In Fall 2009, 83% of incoming freshmen submitted ACT scores; 51% submitted SAT scores.

High School Rank: 54% of new freshmen reported a value for high school rank in 2009. This percentage has steadily decreased during the time period included in the 7-year history tables (2003 - 2009), from a high of 77% (2003) to a low of 54% (2009). Note that some high schools do not rank students.


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