Admitted Students FAQ

Welcome

Like most incoming students and their families, you have questions. We're here to answer them. If you still have questions about how to enroll, contact us.

Enrolling at Miles College

    1. Complete the Orientation and Registration Session form
    2. Complete and submit your FAFSA if you haven’t already done so. See FAFSA Step-by-Step.
    3. Submit any documentation required for FAFSA verification. (You’ll receive a request from us by email if we need documentation.)
    4. Accept your Miles College Financial Aid Award.  Review your award carefully.  If your award includes loans, you will need to complete and submit the applicable promissory note(s) and entrance counseling.
    5. Pay any required fees, such as Registration fee and Campus Housing Deposit.
  • Feel free to contact us or stop by our office in 107 Brown Hall. Our hours are Monday–Friday

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

    Phone:  205-929-1665                

    Email: Finaid@miles.edu

     

Housing and Residence Life

Campus Life

 

 

  • Meals are served cafeteria style in the College Cafeteria. 

  • Yes, freshman can have cars. Parking is available on campus for a fee.

  • Yes, Miles College sponsors a number of extracurricular student activities and organizations across several fields of interest and concern — Student Government Association, fraternities and sororities, clubs associated with professional or artistic interests, publications, and religious organizations. In order to participate in a College-sponsored social activity, a student must maintain a minimum 2.3 cumulative grade point average.

  • Miles College is a Division II school. We participate in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. We have football, baseball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, men and women’s track and cross country, and golf. We are 2012 SIAC Champions in Football and Softball.

  • Yes, Miles College has a campus police department that is on duty 24 hours a day.

Academics

  • Developmental courses provide students who may lack the academic skills to succeed in the college environment. These courses will improve your basic skills in Reading, Math and Writing. You must pass each course you are enrolled in with a minimum grade of C. If you fail a course, you'll repeat it the next semester until you pass it — with support from your academic support team.

  • Each student is assigned an advisor as a freshman. You advisor counsels you on course selection.

  • The normal course load is 15 to 18 credit hours per semester. An undergraduate student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours in order to be considered a full-time student.

Finances

  • Since we are a private college, we have one set tuition fee— the same whether you're an Alabama resident or not.

  • See the information on our How to Apply for Financial Aid page.

     

  • Yes, All accounts are due and payable at registration. However, upon request, a payment plan is available for those persons unable to make full payment at the required time. Payment for at least one-half of the cost of attendance is required either before or at the time of registration. Three payments (one-third installments) must be paid during the next three succeeding months of the semester.