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1 consider paper:

2 paper science & engineering… Is a challenging academic program Has a positive impact on society Opens doors to many different career options

3 paper is highly engineered.

4 for the math and science lovers. Skilled engineers are required to manage the manufacturing processes, solve the technical problems, and design paper products The PSE curriculum integrates the disciplines of engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and physics to develop the problem solving skills of the paper industry professional

5 it adds up… = a great career A well-recognized and accredited engineering degree An industry-supported niche program, well known and respected in a major global industry Miami’s brand of leadership and liberal arts education ++

6 you’re an individual, not a number. Small class sizes provide excellent student to faculty ratio Student-led tutoring program available to help with difficult courses A teaching focus with outgoing and energetic faculty helps you learn and succeed Undergraduate research opportunities available

7 Classroom lessons applied in hands-on labs and experiments, including pilot paper machine trials Research programs where students have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on research projects Opportunities for highly paid co-op assignments and internships where the students demonstrate the skills learned, and experience the type of work environment they will find upon graduation you get hands-on learning experiences.

8 Miami’s program offers a high tech learning environment in the new Engineering building and laboratories, completed in 2008 Newly rebuilt papermachine system includes touch screen control panel programmed by students you get a high tech learning environment.

9 A dedicated PSE Foundation supports students with merit-based scholarships, relieving some of the tuition burden Gain global perspective through study or co-op abroad programs via partnerships with the Helsinki University of Technology and South China University of Technology; or study at Miami’s own European Luxembourg campus The Miami PSE program provides the rigor and training that leads to success in a broad array of fields designed to help you succeed after college.

10 you become part of a responsible, sustainable, and green industry. The forestry, paper and packaging industry is rated as the most sustainable industry The industry actively manages forestlands, renewing its raw material by planting 4-million trees each day on privately owned land These actively-managed plantations provide 91% of the trees harvested each year The industry leads the way in recycling, recovering over 65% of the paper produced in the US for re-use Environmental stewardship through the reclamation of wastewater, and through use of biomass as an energy source, is a hallmark of the paper industry

11 you become part of a significant industry. The paper industry is the 10th largest US industry, as measured by investment and research dollars More than 1,000,000 people are employed by the paper industry in the US The paper industry accounts for 6% of the US Gross National Product Sales of paper products in the US exceeds $200 billion dollars each year

12 you get a degree which provides career flexibility. Where are the recent PSE graduates? 3 are in graduate school Cornell, Georgia Tech, University of Louisiana-Lafayette 23 work within the paper industry 5 in Sales & Marketing positions 13 as Manufacturing Engineers 3 as Environmental Engineers 2 as Research & Development Engineers With companies like Domtar, International Paper, Georgia-Pacific, Nalco, Procter & Gamble, Sonoco, Verso, Voith, Ashland Chemical, and Kadant Black Clawson 6 are employed in other industries Rubber, Viniculture, Education, Marketing Research, Military, Government

13 where can you live? Recent Miami PSE graduates live across the United States in cities large and small Pulp or paper mill Recent Miami graduates Recent Miami PSE graduates live across the United States in cities large and small

14 what are your employment opportunities in the paper industry? The paper industry in the US is expected to have an employment growth of approximately 3,000 technical and engineering positions per year Industry demographics strongly suggest accelerated professional advancement for worthy candidates Average starting salary for Miami Paper Science and Engineering graduates has been over $64,000 since 2009, the highest for Miami graduates of any academic discipline; graduates averaged $67,000 Miami Paper Science and Engineering graduates seeking employment have experienced a 100% employment rate, even in difficult economic times

15 the bottom line. Why consider Miami’s Paper Science Curriculum? You get a well-recognized and accredited engineering degree with Miami’s brand of leadership and liberal arts education You get career opportunities in an industry which needs to fill approximately 10 technical and engineering positions for every paper engineering graduate You get the opportunity to live and work in the size of community that you desire

16 QUICK FACTS ABOUT MIAMI UNIVERSITY Affiliation: Public university of Ohio Philosophy: A residential university focused on undergraduates Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe Locations: Main campus in Oxford, w/regional campuses in the area Enrollment: 14,936 undergraduates, about 16,000 in all programs Diversity: Multicultural students are 11.6% of undergraduates Degree Programs: over 100 different bachelor's degrees and over 50 master's degrees; also a number of doctoral degrees Calendar: fall semester runs late August through mid December; J-Term (new) runs during January; spring semester from late January through mid May; summer terms available Cost: 2013–2014 tuition, fees, room, and board for Ohio residents is $24,646 or $40,436 for non-Ohio residents

17 RECOGNITION A Premier National University... In the 2012 edition of America's Best Colleges, U.S.News & World Report ranks Miami 3rd among the nation's top universities for its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Miami University ranks 1st among Ohio's public universities for best salary potential after graduation and ranks 34th among public universities nationwide. (2011) The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012 includes Miami in its list of the nation's "best and most interesting institutions." Miami is identified as one of the nation's 25 best large public universities, based on assessments by top high school guidance counselors. (2010)

18 MORE RECOGNITION Once again, Miami University has been identified as a best value in Kiplinger's annual list of the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" (2012). Miami has appeared as a top 100 value every year since the first list was published in Miami is recognized as the best public university in Ohio and ranks 5th in the "Best of the Midwest" list. (2011) Miami University has been named to the 2012 edition of Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges. Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and three colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the book, which is The Princeton Review's flagship college guide. Miami University ranked 13th in the Washington Monthly's 2011 national university college rankings for social mobility—recruiting and graduating low-income students. Miami has ranked in the top 20 for the second year in a row.

19 PSEF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM SUMMARY TypeCumulative GPAPer Semester Freshman3.00 or better$500 Honors3.00 – 3.499$1,500 Cum Laude3.500 – 4.000$2,600 Mechanical/PSE Minor3.00 or better$1,000 The value of upperclass scholarships is dependent upon cumulative GPA. These values are reviewed each semester and are subject to adjustment. The GPA requirements and values for the spring 2014 semester are:


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