Resources › For Students and Parents Miles College Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 18, 2017 Miles College Admissions Overview: Miles College has open admissions, meaning that any interested applicants are able to attend. Students will still need to submit an application. Students will also need to submit high school transcripts, and SAT or ACT scores are also encouraged as part of the application. Admissions Data (2016): Miles College Acceptance Rate: -Miles College has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Miles College Description: Founded in 1898, Miles College is a private, four-year college in Fairfield, Alabama, just west of Birmingham. Miles is a historically black college affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. The school's roughly 1,700 students are supported by a healthy 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Miles offers a total of 28 bachelor’s degree programs across their divisions of Communications, Education, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Business and Accounting. Students stay active outside of the classroom, and Miles is home to a host of student clubs and organizations, as well as a fraternity and sorority system. The Miles Golden Bears compete in the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) with sports including men’s and women’s basketball, track and field, and cross country. In recent years, the Golden Bears have been conference champions in both football and softball. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,820 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female97% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $11,604Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,042Other Expenses: $2,768Total Cost: $22,614 Miles College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 91%Average Amount of AidGrants: $5,933Loans: $6,511 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Social Work Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 56%4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%6-Year Graduation Rate: 17% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Football, Golf, BasketballWomen's Sport: Softball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Miles College, You May Also Like These Schools: Stillman College: Profile Alabama State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlbany State University: Profile Clark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSavannah State University: Profile Tennessee State University: Profile Paine College: Profile University of West Alabama: Profile Jackson State University: Profile Troy University: Profile Jacksonville State University: Profile Tuskegee University: Profile Alabama A & M University: Profile Miles College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.miles.edu/about "Miles College is a senior, private, liberal arts Historically Black College with roots in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church that motivates and prepares students, through committed faculty, to seek knowledge that leads to intellectual and civic empowerment. The Miles College education engages students in rigorous study, scholarly inquiry, and spiritual awareness enabling graduates to become life-long learners and responsible citizens who help shape the global society."