Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Business

Tuition & Fees

$18,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
580
25th
500
75th
30
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,487
Declined 973
Total Received 2,460
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Private

1,237

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1856, Birmingham-Southern College is a four-year private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Its 198-acre campus is located three miles west of downtown Birmingham.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,237
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

198-acre, urban campus in Birmingham (population: 210,710). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Birmingham–Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL
35254

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
580
25th
500
75th
30
25th
22
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (waived if filed online and before November 15)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,487
Declined 973
Total Received 2,460

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,467

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $17,650
Room $7,400
Board $5,500
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $33,060
Average Financial Aid - $11,467
Total with Avg. Aid $21,593

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 523-5793, extension 4688
F: 205 226-3082
finaid@bsc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, martial arts, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, martial arts, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, billiards, dodgeball, flag football, foosball, inner-tube water polo, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Architecture and Related Services, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
History, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Sciences, Other.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law

1,237

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,237
students

Female
53%
653

Male
47%
584

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,222
students

Female
53%
644

Male
47%
578

1%

15
students

Female
60%
9

Male
40%
6

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

72

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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