Miles College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,164
2022 Average Net Price
$13,283
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,258
95.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.4%
113 Graduates

About

Miles College is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Miles College were General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (34 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (19 degrees).

In 2022, 186 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Miles College. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (156 degrees), 10.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Miles College is $11,164, which is $−17,166 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Miles College is $11,164, which is $−17,166 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,283.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Miles College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,164
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Miles College was $11,164. The cost of tuition at Miles College is $−17,166 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$13,283
2022 Value
10.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Miles College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,283. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Miles College grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,097
Room and Board
$250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Miles College was of $9,097 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $250. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Miles College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 3.33% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.52%
2019 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Miles College was 4.52%, which represents 34 out of the 753 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Miles College had a total enrollment of 1,258 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Miles College is 1,201 students and the part-time enrollment is 57. This means that 95.5% of students enrolled at Miles College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Miles College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.1% Black or African American, 3.18% White, 1.03% Two or More Races, and 0.636% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Miles College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (53.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (41.5%) and White Male (2.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Miles College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,258 students. The full-time enrollment at Miles College is 1,201 and the part-time enrollment is 57. This means that 95.5% of students enrolled at Miles College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Miles College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Miles College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,196 enrolled students
  2. White
    40 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    13 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Miles College is 95.1% Black or African American, 3.18% White, 1.03% Two or More Races, and 0.636% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 28 more women than men received degrees from Miles College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Miles College is black or african american (156 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Miles College is General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (34 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Miles College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (34 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Human Sciences (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Miles College are Physicians (397,588 people), Other managers (245,641 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (208,822 people), Social workers, all other (197,106 people), and Postsecondary teachers (175,802 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles College in 2022 are Protective Services (34 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Miles College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Miles College are Protective Services (34 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Miles College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (572,084 people), Elementary & secondary schools (518,613 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (437,672 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (375,278 people), and Offices of physicians (212,723 people).

The most specialized majors at Miles College are Protective Services (34 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Miles College.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Miles College was General Business Administration & Management with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

79
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
107
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Miles College, which is 0.738 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Miles College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.59 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Miles College in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 1.83 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Miles College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Miles College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    156 degrees awarded
  2. White
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Miles College is black or african american (156 degrees awarded). There were 10.4 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (15 degrees).

4.3% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    59 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Miles College is black or african american female (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (59 degrees).

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Operations

Miles College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Miles College had a total salary expenditure of 42.1M. Miles College employs 38 Instructors, 17 Assistant professors and 7 Associate professors. Most academics at Miles College are Female Instructor (21), Male Instructor (17), and Female Assistant professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 23 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 22 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Endowment

$25.6M
2022 Endowment
12.5%
decline from 2021

Miles College has an endowment valued at about $25.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Miles College declined 12.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$12.3M
2022 Salaries
10.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Miles College paid a median of $12.3M in salaries, which represents 29.3% of their overall expenditure ($42.1M) and a 10.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.64M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2022, Miles College paid a total of $3.64M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Miles College were Instructor with 38 employees, Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Miles College were Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Miles College was Female Instructor with 21 employees, Male Instructor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Miles College.

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