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Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, AL
LOCATION AND SETTING
Birmingham Population 212,413
Nearest Metropolitan Area Birmingham
Environment Very large city
Campus Size 196 acres
Weather
Temperature 31.3 average low in January, 87.4 average high in September
Rain 117 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 5 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham
Nearest Bus Station 3 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham
Nearest Train Station 3 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 87% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 13%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other vehicle safety inspections for students, emergency phone stations throughout campus
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Panther
School Colors Black, gold, and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
Sororities 53% of women participate
Fraternities 35% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus