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How to Apply

Let's Get Started

At Miles, our first priority is you — and that starts now. If you're up for the challenge of working hard to become the change maker you want to be, we invite you to start your journey — whatever your background. We'll walk you through the application process. And if you still have questions, we're here to help out.

The first thing you need to know is our admissions deadlines. Make sure you complete your online application by the deadline for the semester you plan to start at Miles College.

Ready to apply now? Create your account in the Application Portal.

 

6 Steps to Start Your Future

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Complete the Online Application

Enter some basic information in the Miles Application Portal. Freshmen can also apply through the Black Common Application.

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Gather Your Documents

Depending on which type of student you are (Freshman, Transfer, etc.), we'll ask to see some official records.

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Complete the FAFSA

Do this as soon as possible after October 1 and by June 30, 2022.

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Apply for Campus Housing

Did you receive an acceptance letter? Secure your spot in a residence hall early. See For Admitted Students.

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Submit Required Fees

See For Admitted Students for deadlines and instructions.

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Sign Up for Orientation

Orientation is required for all new students. Meet your new family!

Freshmen

Apply as a freshman if you'll be coming to Miles directly from a U.S. high school. The freshman application process is the same for online students.

  • Start your application online in the Miles Application Portal. You can save and come back to it at any time.

    Freshmen can also apply to Miles using the Common Black Application.

    We usually send a decision letter by mail within a week of your completed application. You can also check by logging in to the Miles Application Portal.
     

    Access the Miles Application Portal

    Access the Common Black Application (Freshmen only)



    Application Deadlines

     

    Fall Semester - Application deadline is August 2, 2022

    Spring Semester - Application deadline is January 10, 2022

    Summer Semester - Application deadline is June 1, 2022

     

  • Your application is considered complete when you have submitted the online application or Common Black Application, and we have received all required documents from you.

    Your documents checklist:

    • Official High School Transcript
    • Optional: Official ACT and/or SAT Scores. If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, contact the Miles Testing Center to schedule a date to take a placement test at 205-929-1824 or catcenter@miles.edu.

    Documents Deadline We must receive your documents by May 30.

     

    How to Submit Your Documents

    • You can upload some documents to the Application Portal
    • You can mail documents to us at:

    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 39800
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Check whether we've received your documents by logging in to the Application Portal.

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, determines how much financial aid you'll receive from the federal government. It also determines state aid and some scholarships. You should complete the FAFSA even if you think you don't qualify for aid.

    See the FAFSA Step-by-Step

Transfer

You are a transfer student if you've graduated from high school and have college credits to transfer to Miles. The application process is the same for transfer students who plan to study online.

  • Start your application online in the Miles Application Portal. You can save and come back to it at anytime.

    We usually send a decision letter by mail within a week of your completed application. You can also check by logging in to the Miles Application Portal

  • Your application is considered complete when you have submitted the online application, and we have received all required documents from you.

    Your documents checklist:

    • Official High School Transcript only if you are transferring with fewer than 30 college hours
    • Official College Transcripts
    • Optional: Official ACT and/or SAT Scores. If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, contact the Miles Testing Center to schedule a date to take a placement test at 205-929-1824 or catcenter@miles.edu.

    Documents Deadline: We must receive your documents by May 30.

     

    How to Submit Your Documents

    • You can upload some documents to the Application Portal
    • You can mail documents to us at:

    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 39800
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Check whether we've received your documents by logging in to the Application Portal. 

     

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, determines how much financial aid you'll receive and your scholarship eligibility. Complete the FAFSA even if you think you don't qualify for aid.
     

    See the FAFSA Step-by-Step

     

International

Miles College is a SEVIS-certified school. That means if you are accepted by Miles, you may be admitted to the United States with an F-1 student visa. This process can take a while, so we encourage international students to talk to us about admission one year in advance.

 

  • Start your application online in the Miles Application Portal. You can save and come back to it at anytime.

    We usually send a decision letter by mail within a week of your completed application. You can also check by logging in to the Miles Application Portal.

     

  • Your documents checklist:

    • An official copy of your high school and/or college transcripts. Ask you high school and/or college to send your transcript directly to Miles College. If your transcript is from a non- U.S. school, it should be translated before sending.
    • An official score report of your ACT or SAT test results from the National Testing Center. Our school code is 00128.
    • Your official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Your TOEFL score should be a 550 or higher on the paper test and a 80 or higher on the paper test. Your scores should be sent to Miles College.
    • Payment of a year’s Tuition and Fees in U.S. dollars by money order or certified check made payable to Miles College. This is required to receive the I-20 form.
    • An Affidavit of Financial Support from your sponsor and a recent copy of his/her bank statement.

    Documents Deadline: We must receive your documents by May 30.
     

    How to Submit Your Documents

    • You can upload some documents to the Application Portal
    • You can mail documents to us at:

    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 39800
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Check whether we've received your documents by logging in to the Application Portal. Office of Admissions.

Readmit

You are a readmit student if you previously attended Miles College.

 

  • Contact the Office of Admission at 205-929-1656 to update your application.

  • Mail official transcripts from any colleges you have attended:

    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 39800
    Birmingham, AL 35208

Questions? Ask an Admissions Counselor.

Tavaris Handley

thandley@miles.edu
205-929-2626

Jacinta Whitted

jwhitted@miles.edu
205-929-1851