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Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $47,068
Tuition and Fees $34,448
Room and Board $11,620
 
Books and Supplies $1,000
Other Expenses Not reported
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, deferred payment
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001012
Free
State Aid Form  
PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 347 (78.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 288 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 288 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 107 (37.2%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 74%
Average Award $31,215
  Need-Based Gift Received by 170 (59.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,538
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 203 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,058
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 287 (99.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 153 (34.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,955
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 905 (67.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 770 (85.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 770 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 264 (34.3%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 81%
Average Award $31,540
  Need-Based Gift Received by 526 (68.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,145
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 555 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,693
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 762 (99.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 549 (41.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,252
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 44%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $28,886
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 18.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 11.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans College/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported