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Birmingham Southern College Demographics & Diversity

Birmingham, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Birmingham Southern College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Birmingham Southern College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 11%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at Birmingham Southern College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Birmingham Southern College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Birmingham Southern College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Birmingham Southern College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 523
Women 606

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Birmingham Southern College serves a low number of students outside of Alabama, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Birmingham Southern College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 39%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,789 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,129
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100937 IPEDS survey data for Birmingham Southern College.