Miles College

Miles College is a private, historically black liberal arts college. Founded in 1898, Miles College is affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Miles awards Bachelor’s degrees through its six academic colleges. Students can choose from majors in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Journalism, Chemistry and many more. Miles offers numerous activities to engage its students both socially and academically. Miles College is committed to the academic success of each student. It is the school’s mission to develop and motivate students to lead knowledgeable, moral and spiritual lives.

Location: Fairfield, AL

Type of Institution: Four-year, private, liberal arts HBCU

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $5,507

Size: 1,700 students

Percentage of African-American Students: 95%

Percentage of Men: 45%

Percentage of Women: 55%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 14:1

Degrees Offered: Bachelor’s

Colleges: Business and Accounting, Communications, Education, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics


    • Greek: Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta, Sigma Gamma Rho

     • Others: Student Government Association, Students in Free Enterprise, Miles College Ambassadors, The Purple Marching Machine

City Life: Six miles from Birmingham, AL