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Miami University, Farmer School of Business Accounting Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousNovember 11, 2011
Miami University

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
Farmer School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, Bachelor of Science Accountancy/MBA Business Administration

Miami University's undergraduate accountancy program, offered through the Farmer School of Business, is ranked 11th in the nation by The Public Accounting Report. The Farmer School of Business' accountancy program focuses on oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem solving, computer technology, and teamwork. The average class size in Miami University's program has 25 students and personal attention from faculty members is emphasized. According to the school, 92 percent of Farmer School of Business graduates secure employment within the first few months of graduation, while 5 percent go on to graduate school. Admission to the Farmer School of Business is limited and incoming freshman are urged to apply by the early decision deadline.   

What's the School's contact Information?
Farmer School of Business
Academic Advising Office
1022 FSB
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone: (513) 529-1712

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual in-state tuition: $12,198
Annual out-of-state tuition: $26,988
Room and board: $9,786
Required fees: $588
Books and supplies: $1,460

What's the typical student profile?
Miami University has a total enrollment of 14,741 undergraduate students. Of the student population 47 percent are male and 53 percent are female. Out of state students comprise 29 percent of all students.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 520-630
Range for SAT Math: 550-650
Range for Act Composite: 24-29
Average High School GPA: 3.62

Regular application deadline: February 1

Career and Placement
Miami University's Career Services provides advising to students in a one-on-one approach that includes student assessment of self and enhancing job search skills. Topics of discussion during advising may include: graduate school choices, interview skills, resume and cover letter critique, exploration of career options and job or internship search strategies.   

The Career Services office provides a series of self-instructional guides for those students who wish to plan their career search independently. This series is known as the Miami University Career Development Series, and the instructional guides cover a range of topics such as: career guides for each individual school at Miami University, job-search tips for international students, careers in non-profit organizations, interviewing, resume preparation, gaining a competitive edge, salary negotiations, ethical considerations in the job search and networking.

Career Services at Miami University also sponsors a series of workshops throughout the academic year which focus on a variety of topics regarding job search strategies and interviewing techniques. Every year approximately 250-300 employers visit Miami University to meet and interview seniors for positions within their organizations and some employers use these meetings to fill internship positions as well.

All data is as of 2012.