Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd, Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
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Private not-for-profit | 1,639 students
Miles College -- a senior, liberal arts, church-related College with roots in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and inthe tradition of the Historically Black College -- motivates and directs its students to seek holistic development that leadsto intellectual, ethical, spiritual and service-oriented lives. Guided by these core values, the Miles College educationinvolves students in rigorous study of the liberal arts as preparation for work and lifelong learning; in the acquisition ofverbal, technological and cultural literacy; and in critical community participation -- all as a prelude to responsiblecitizenship in the global society which they will help to shape.

School Overview:

Miles College
CountyJefferson County, AL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
114 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,639 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,563 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
76 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
97%6%
% White
2%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$11,014$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$11,014$24,744
 

School Notes:

  • Miles College is a Historically Black College (HBCU) founded in 1905. It is a private liberal artsinstitution of the CME Church. Miles has a proud history of producing teachers, preachers, community leaders and politicians.
  • Miles College offers Bachelor Degree programs with majors in Accounting, Biology, Biology Education,Business Administration, Chemistry, Chemistry Education, Communications, Elementary Education, English, EnvironmentalScience, Language Arts Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Political Science, Social Science Education, and SocialWork.
  • Miles College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges andSchools to award bachelor's degrees. Miles College is also a member of the United Negro College Fund.
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Miles College
0 mi. away
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