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Birmingham-Southern College

284 reviews
  1. Birmingham, AL
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Birmingham-Southern College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association
Address
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
53%
SAT Range
1000-1240
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$22,250/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,621/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,917/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,801/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,652/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,113/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.15 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.14 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.14 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,178Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Determined
    13%
  • Preppy
    25%
  • Smart
    50%
  • Versatile
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.19 responses
Poll
5%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Dead
    17%
  • Expensive
    33%
  • Forward Ever
    50%

After Birmingham-Southern College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
63%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.8 responses

Reviews

284 reviews
  • Excellent
    53
  • Very Good
    112
  • Average
    97
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    5
Professor's are amazing at BSC. They are willing to help you learn all the material. They commit themselves to their work and their students. Classes are smaller making it a more engaging learning community.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
Birmingham-Southern College's student's career prospects are high. Students at this school are very determined. The school offers a lot of job and internship opportunities to its students.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
Everyone is friendly and always helpful
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago