Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, United States
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Overview of Miles College

About this school

Miles, founded in 1905, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 35-acre campus is located in Fairfield, five miles south of Birmingham.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,738
    • Men:797 (45.9%)
    • Women:941 (54.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Miles College is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Recommended
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5500 Myron Massey Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Fairfield, AL  35064
Phone
(205) 929-1655
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 23
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
26% of 2,905 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
341 admitted students enrolled
Men
430 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.50
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16 average
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
1%
• Score 18 - 23
10%
• Score 12 - 17
67%
• Score 6 - 11
22%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Miles College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001028
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
648 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
635 (98.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
635 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
476 (75.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$6,702
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 635 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,131
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 586 (92.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,395
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 129 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
13 (2.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $976

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,696 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,673 (98.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,673 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,254 (75.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$6,702
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,673 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,939
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,544 (92.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,483
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 340 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
23 (1.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $609

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$17,500
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$804

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


105

Part-Time Faculty


42

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
50
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Miles College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


60.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (25)


  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • African Studies
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • History, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Foreign languages and literature, Public administration and social services

Online Degrees


Engineering, social work, physics with Tuskegee University, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


212,413

Nearest Metropolitan Area


76 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
46.1 average low in January, 76.5 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Birmingham
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham
Nearest Train Station
Birmingham

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


40% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Softball
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Miles College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, choir, education club, student government association, phi beta lambda business club, communications club

Sororities


22% of women participate

Fraternities


18% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,589

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,738
Women
941
Men
797

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources