|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,597 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Birmingham Southern College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,722 applications and only 1,801 students were granted admission. Birmingham Southern College is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 21% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||990 to 1180|
|ACT||23 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Birmingham Southern College's tuition was $33,200 for all students regardless of residency (23.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Birmingham Southern College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 21% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,171 (which is 5.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Birmingham Southern College in 2016-2017, was 223, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,248 (which is 6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Birmingham Southern College has enrolled a total of 1,293 students (1,284 students full-time and 9 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,293 students, 15 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 12%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Birmingham Southern College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||5%||16|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||14|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||12|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||12|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Birmingham Southern College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Birmingham Southern College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,100. Last year, out of the total 267 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 267 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 308 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 277 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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