Admissions Procedures and Requirements
General Admission Information
The College is interested in educating individuals dedicated and committed to meeting academic challenges and becoming active members of a learning community. An open-door admissions policy is part of its educational commitment.
Admission Procedures - Prospective students planning to enter the college should contact the Office of Admissions and request an Admissions Package. An application for admission is considered when the application form; official transcripts from high school and/or college; a health form and immunization records have been received. 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.
General Education Development Test (GED) - General Education Development 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.
Transfer Students - A transfer student is any person who has been enrolled in an institution(s) of higher learning. 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 is required for students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours at the previous institution.
Readmission for Returning Students - All students who have not registered for two or more consecutive semesters and not attended another institution prior to return must submit an application for admission and pay a readmit fee (Refer to Web site for fees).
Non-Degree Seeking (Unclassified) Students - Prospective students may be admitted to the College to register for courses without becoming candidates 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 secure permission from that institution to enroll at Miles College. Transient students must submit applications for admission and a completed Transient Student Forms from the primary institution.
International Student Admission - The College is a SEVIS-certified school authorized under 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).
Statute of Limitations - All students who have not registered for five or more years are required to follow all regulations and requirements being enforced at that time. All official transcripts from each institution of higher education should be submitted. Before readmission is granted, the returning students should give specific reasons for their absence.
Veterans Admission - The College is an approved school for education of veterans. Veterans must submit all required forms for admission and have completed all required information for required Certification of Eligibility.
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 while 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 are strongly encouraged. Students without official ACT or SAT scores are required to take the COMPASS Placement Test. This exam is designed to test knowledge in English, Mathematics, and Reading. Questions are given in each subject area to test level of placement.