Birmingham Southern College


Student Population
Best Colleges National Rank
 Location Birmingham, Alabama
 Online bsc.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham Southern College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,679 prospective students applied, and 1,952 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 441 enrolled in the school.  1,337 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $33,200 plus fees of $1,248. Birmingham Southern College is ranked 156 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications DueFeb 1, 2018
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Cost to Attend

Costs for Birmingham Southern College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$1,248
Room and Board $11,920
Budget for Other Expenses$2,772
Total One Year Cost$50,400


Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
62% within 6 years
Graduation Rates for Birmingham Southern College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
in 4 years 53% earned a bachelor degree
in 5 years 59% earned a bachelor degree
in 6 years 62% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Birmingham Southern College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Birmingham Southern College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.