Admissions Procedures and Requirements
Prospective students planning to enter the College should apply online at www.miles.edu or complete a paper application. In addition, the student needs to provide one of the following: either an official high school/college transcript, high school diploma, General Education Development (GED) certificate. Submission of ACT or SAT scores is strongly encouraged. If the admission process is not completed prior to the designated date, applicants are expected to bring all forms requested when reporting to the Office of Admissions prior to registration. Admission applications are available on the College website: www.miles.edu.
GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA (GED)
General Education Diploma (GED) Certificate recipients are admitted into the institution on the basis of a satisfactory score. Prospective students must submit an official GED Certificate, scores and all other admission-required documents.
READMISSION FOR RETURNING STUDENTS
All students who have not registered for 2 or more consecutive semesters (not including summer term) and not attended another institution prior to return must submit an application for readmission and pay a readmit fee (Refer to Statement of Expenses for fees).
FIRST TIME FRESHMAN (UNDERGRADUTE)
A student who has no prior post-secondary experience attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. Prospective students planning to enter the College should apply online at www.miles.edu or complete a paper application. In addition, the students need to provide one of the following: either an official high school/college transcript, high school diploma, or General Education Development (GED) certificate. Submission of ACT or SAT scores is strongly encouraged. If the admission process is not completed prior to the designated date, applicants are expected to bring all forms requested when reporting to the Office of Admissions prior to registration. Admission applications are available on the College website: www.miles.edu.
A transfer student is any student entering the College for the first time but known to have previously attended a post-secondary institution at the same level. To qualify for admission as a transfer student, one must be in good standing at the previous institution. Official transcripts must be sent to the Office of Admissions before registration.
Transfer credits are awarded to grades of C or above and to courses equivalent to those offered at Miles College. An official high school transcript and test scores are required for students who have earned fewer than 30 semester hours at the previous institution.
NON-DEGREE SEEKING (Unclassified) STUDENTS
A non-degree seeking student is a student registering for courses without becoming a candidate for a degree. Such students are subject to the same entrance regulations, fees and course prerequisites as degree seeking students. To become a candidate for a degree, the prospective student must complete all requirements for admission.
TRANSIENT STUDENT ADMISSION
A student enrolled at another institution may be enrolled as a transient student at Miles College. The student may secure permission from that institution to enroll at Miles College for one term only. Transient students must submit an application for special admission and a completed Transient Student Form from their parent institution prior to admission. Enrollment as a transient student in no way implies future admission as a regular student at Miles College.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION The College is a SEVIS-certified school authorized under the federal law to enroll International Students. International Students are advised to inquire about admission one year in advance. The Office of Admissions must receive all necessary credentials and the Business Office must receive advance tuition and fees. SEVIS will submit a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 Form).
ADVANCED PLACEMENT The College accepts college-level courses offered by the College Board Advanced Placement Program and have passed the National Examination of the College Board.
Students enrolled in high school with dual enrollment in college-level courses will be admitted as any other high school student. (See also Academic Policies and Procedures).
PLACEMENT TEST The submission of ACT and SAT scores is strongly encouraged of all students attending college for the first time. Students without official ACT or SAT scores are required to take the Accuplacer Placement Test. This assessment is designed to test knowledge in English, Mathematics, and Reading. Questions are given in each subject area to test level of placement.
SCHOLARSHIPS Institutional scholarship information is available for students. (Refer to Financial Information.)
ORIENTATION AND ADVISING New students enrolling in the College are required to participate in an orientation program that will assist them with their transition to Miles College. Prospective students who have questions not specific to admission requirements before enrolling may contact the Counseling, Advising, and Testing Center for assistance.
CATALOG YEAR AND READMISSION Students who have been inactive 4 or more years or students who have transferred or attended another institution since enrolling at the College, will be readmitted under the current catalog year in effect at the time of readmission.
CATALOG YEAR EXPIRATION Students are guided by the catalog year of their initial admission to the College. The program of study is guided by the catalog year in which the student chooses a major discipline. Students who are continuously enrolled have 6 years to complete a degree program under the catalog year they were admitted to the College. Students who do not complete degree requirements in 6 years, may be subject to degree requirements under the next or most recent catalog in effect.
STATUE OF LIMITATION All students who have not registered for 4 or more consecutive years are required to follow all regulations and requirements being enforced at that time of reenrollment. All official transcripts from each subsequent institution of higher education should be submitted. Before readmission is granted, the returning students should give specific reasons for their absence.
FALSE OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS In addition to any other penalties which may be imposed, an individual may be denied admission or further registration and the College may invalidate transferred college credit work done by a student based upon such credit if it finds that the applicant has made false or fraudulent or incomplete statements (omisssions) in his or her application.