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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Birmingham-Southern is an above-average private, Christian college located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,201 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Birmingham-Southern acceptance rate is 54%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 69% of students, Birmingham-Southern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,400.

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900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association

Birmingham-Southern College Rankings

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BSC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1110-1310
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,452 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,176 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,201 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Smart
    39%
  • Determined
    28%
  • Preppy
    11%
  • Versatile
    11%
  • Bland
    6%
  • Stressed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 27 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 28 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Forward Ever
    50%
  • Expensive
    31%
  • Community
    6%
  • Dead
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
60%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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