Birmingham Southern College: Ranking & Review

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Birmingham
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United States
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World
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312524435
Top 27%

Birmingham Southern College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate62%66%59%
Applicants2,5591,0981,461
Admissions1,583726857
Enrolled undergraduates349183166
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,283621662

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores65
Percent of students submitting SAT scores18%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores296
Percent of students submitting ACT scores83%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
27
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Birmingham Southern College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$52,414$52,414
Off-campus$49,564$49,564
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,350 and other expenses per full academic year.

Birmingham Southern College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,597 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,544$34,544
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,260$1,260
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,439$1,439

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6969
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3737
Psychology2828
Social Sciences2222
Mathematics and Statistics2020
Education1818
Visual and Performing Arts1616
English Language and Literature & Letters1313
Physical Sciences1111
History88
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs88
Natural Resources and Conservation55
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Engineering33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total266266

A total of 266 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Birmingham Southern College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%65%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

General info

Alternative namesBSC
Founded1856
MottoPro Christo et Republica
For Christ and the Republic
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff307
Instructional FTE100
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebsc.edu
Address900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, Alabama, 35254
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population212,000
Phone2052264600
Fax+1 (205) 226 3074

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