Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Miles College are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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

Racial demographics of Miles College students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 97%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at Miles College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Miles College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Miles College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Miles College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 736
Women 814

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Miles College serves a low number of students outside of Alabama, with 66 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Miles College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 66%
Out of State 34%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,157 per year

90% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,550
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14.5%
Part time Undergrads 3.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101675 IPEDS survey data for Miles College.