Applicants for admission to the Law School must have received a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college (before they begin their work in the law school).
An official, sealed transcript mailed from each college or university attended must be received by the law school.
Each applicant must complete and submit an application along with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee in the form of a postal or bank money order made payable to Miles Law School, P. O. Box 39150, Birmingham, AL 35208.
Cash and personal checks are not accepted.
FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS ARE ADMITTED DURING THE SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL SEMESTERS. TRANSFER STUDENTS ARE ADMITTED ON A CASE-BY-CASE DETERMINATION.
Miles Law School offers a four-year course of study, evening classes only. Courses are three academic hours each beginning at 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The program is a four (4) year program. A total of ninety (90) hours is required for graduation and the award of the juris doctor (JD) degree. Miles Law School is not approved by the American Bar Association; however, it is accredited by the State of Alabama and graduates are eligible to take the Alabama bar examination. Please click on the “FAQ” link on the website’s home page for more information.
Applicants who decline to attend after being admitted must reapply if they wish to be considered for admission in a subsequent year. Applicants are advised that the law school continually reassesses its admission policies and that these policies are subject to change.
Applications and Procedures: The deadline for submitting applications are as follows: for the fall semester during the month of July; for the spring semester, during the month of December; and for the summer semester, during the month of April. We suggest applicants apply as early as possible. Accepted students are strongly encouraged to matriculate during the summer semester to facilitate the adjustment to the law school curriculum.
Applicants who apply for admission must comply with the following procedures:
- Complete a current application, including a signed personal statement bearing an original signature.
- Pay a non-refundable $50.00 application fee in the form of a bank or United States postal money order or a cashier check made payable to Miles Law School, PO Box 39150, Birmingham, AL 35208.
- Submit at least one, but no more than two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant’s qualifications for the study of law. Each letter should also bear an original signature.