Private 4 Year

Miles College

Fairfield, Alabama

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Miles College overview
Location Fairfield, Alabama
Online miles.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian Methodist Episcopal
Miles College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Miles College, located in Fairfield, Alabama, is a private historically black liberal arts college founded in 1898. In close proximity to Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama, the college offers a serene academic environment within an urban setting. Characterized by its significant red brick buildings that dot the 76-acre campus, Miles College provides students with a range of undergraduate programs, with notable emphasis on business administration, communications, and natural sciences. The institution accommodates students in on-campus living facilities, fostering an immersive educational experience. As a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), Miles College fields teams in various sports but is particularly known for its football program. In terms of academic rigor, Miles College maintains a broad level of accessibility, admitting a diverse student body seeking a personalized college experience.

Miles College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,201 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 57 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $11,164 plus fees of $1,550.

Miles College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Miles College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$250
Other Fees$1,550
Room and Board $7,348
Budget for Other Expenses$2,832
Total One Year Cost$23,144

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$28,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

20% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Miles College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 19%
Biology 13%
Communication 9%
Human Services 7%

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