Miles College

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School Overview

Miles College is a historically African-American college located in Fairfield, Alabama. It was founded in 1898. Miles College offers liberal arts and other degree programs that incorporate Christian theology into curricula.

Since the student body at Miles College typically remains below 3,000 students, students receive individualized attention from instructors.

Degree programs at Miles College are offered through the following schools:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

General Information

Admission Office

5500 Myron-Massey Boulevard

Fairfield, AL 35064

(205) 929-1655

Fax: (205) 923-9292



Contact: Christopher Robertson

Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Main Address
PO Box 39800

Birmingham, AL 35208-3980

(205) 929-1000

www.miles.edu

Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,800

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,050 $7,968 $9,164 $9,896 +7.99%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 $1,000 -16.67%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,356 $5,416 $6,000 $7,728 +28.80%
Other $1,867 $1,867 $2,200 $1,940 -11.82%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,775 $8,775 $10,350 $10,350 0.00%
Other $1,867 $1,867 $2,240 $2,688 +20.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,273 $16,251 $18,564 $20,564 +10.77%
In-state Off Campus $18,692 $19,610 $22,954 $23,934 +4.27%
In-state with Family $8,050 $8,968 $10,364 $10,896 +5.13%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 468 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 413 88% $2,085,920 $5,051
• Federal grants 381 81% $1,610,518 $4,227
• Pell grants 380 81% $1,487,182 $3,914
• Other federal grants 144 31% $123,336 $857
Local and state government scholarships or grants 193 41% $100,943 $523
Institutional scholarships or grants 103 22% $374,459 $3,636
Student loan financial aid 429 91% $3,305,669 $7,706
• Federal student loans 429 91% $3,298,169 $7,688
• Other student loans 2 0% $7,500 $3,750

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 172
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 18
Biology and Biological Sciences 18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Programs 46
Accounting 9
Business Administration and Management 35
Management Information Systems 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8
Education 23
Biology Teacher Education 2
Chemistry Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
English/language Arts Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Social Science Teacher Education 1
English Language and Literature/letters 4
English Language and Literature 4
History 4
History 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 30
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 30
Human Services Programs 20
Social Work 20
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mathematics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Environmental Science 1
Physical Sciences 3
Chemistry 3
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Music Pedagogy 1
Music 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Work and Family Studies 5
Child Development 5
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Pedagogy B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Instructional Media B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Miles College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website: www.miles.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://bearsden.miles.edu/cgi-bin/admonline.mbr/login
Address: 5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,456
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 21%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,384 (95% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,464
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,464
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,199

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Miles College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Miles College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 7
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Physical Sciences 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 25

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Miles College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,464
Out-of-state $12,464
Books and supplies $250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 346 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 346 99% $8,199
Student loan aid 315 91% $6,642

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,465 95% $7,694
Federal student loans 1,415 91% $7,224

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Miles College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Miles College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Miles College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,456
Undergraduate enrollment 1,456
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Miles College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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