Miles College is a Historically Black College (HBCU) founded in 1905. Located in Fairfield, Alabama, it is a private liberal arts institution of the CME Church. In the United States, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) (a type of Minority Serving Institution or MSI) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African-American community. ...
1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ...
Fairfield, founded in 1910 is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama with a population of 12,381. ...
The Christian Methodist Epsicopal Church is an historically black denomination within the broader context of Methodism. ...
Miles College offers degrees in Education, Business, Biology, and in various sciences. Their mascot is the Golden Bears. Miles College has a well know band known as the Miles Purple Marching Machine. Their current president is Dr. George French, Jr. And according to a recent non-profit organization, Miles College ranks 4th in the nation for graduating black college students.
Recently, Miles College purchased an old Birmingham hospital which doubled the size of the campus to 76 acres.
Miles College is also a member of the United Negro College Fund. United Negro College Fund logo The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is a Fairfax, Virginia-based American philanthropic organization that fundraises college tuition money for African-American students and general scholarship funds for 39 historically black colleges and universities. ...
Miles College Dormitories: BASS HALL, PITTS, MURCHISON, NEW-Men's, YELLOW (OFF CAMPUS), STAFF APARTMENTS (OFF CAMPUS) ==External links==Miles College- a senior, liberal arts, church-related College with roots in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and in the tradition of the Historically Black College- motivates and directs its students to seek holistic development that leads to intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and service oriented lives. Guided by these core values, the Miles College education involves students in rigorous study of the liberal arts as preparation for work and life-long learning. Students are engaged in the acquisition of verbal, technological and cultural literacy and encouraged in critical community participation-all as a prelude to responsible citizenship in the global society which they will help to shape. Miles College is also a member of the United Negro College Fund.
Students and faculty involvement in academic activities, participation in the arts, spirited athletic programs and an enriching community life characterizes the Miles College environment. Miles offers 25 Bachelor Degree programs in six academic divisions to an enrollment of more than 1,700 students. In addition to its traditional full-time student class schedule, Miles offers evening and weekend courses for working students who wish to continue study toward degrees.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges for the award of Baccalaureate Degrees Alabama State Department of Education Council of Social Work Education
Business and Accounting Communications Educations Humanities Natural Sciences and Mathematics Social and Behavioral Sciences
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Social Work
Location: Fairfield, Birmingham Metro Campus: 51 acres; 16 facilities
Campus Crime and Security Awareness
Tuition and Fees/Semester
Tuition: $2,975 Comprehensive Fee: $230 Board: $1,100 Room: $1,011-$1, 500 Financial aid and scholarships available to qualified applicants
Student/Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Student Body Demographics
97% African-American, 1% White, 2% Unreported 55% Women, 45% Men 92% Fulltime, 8% Part-time 58% Traditional student ages 21 & under 40% Adult student ages 22-49, 2% ages 50+ 65% commute from within the city 93% receive financial aid
Historically Black Colleges and Universities