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Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,231
   Women576 (46.8%)
   Men655 (53.2%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate65% of 1,846 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.48
SAT Math566 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading563 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing490-583 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$47,068
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met74%
Average Freshman Award$31,215
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes


Birmingham Population212,413
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBirmingham
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 87% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities53% of women participate
Fraternities 35% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.1% Asian
8.2% Black/African-American
2.6% Hispanic/Latino
0.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.8% White
0.9% Unknown
International StudentsNot reported
First-Year Students Returning81.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.58 3.78 620 580 21
Low 3.20 3.50 620 580 18
High 3.87 4.20 620 580 26
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