Birmingham-Southern College

291 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
Report
  • Smart
    50%
  • Preppy
    25%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Versatile
    13%
  • Bland
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.19 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
Report
  • Forward Ever
    50%
  • Expensive
    33%
  • Dead
    17%

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

291 reviews
  • Excellent
    53
  • Very Good
    114
  • Average
    101
  • Poor
    18
  • Terrible
    5
Going here is a bit of a hit or miss experience.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago
Everyone is friendly and always helpful
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
It's a really awesome school!
  • College Freshman
  • 4 months ago