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Colleges / Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate66%

About Birmingham Southern College

Embedded in a storied tradition of excellence on a Hilltop community of service and purpose, Birmingham-Southern College prepares students to learn, to lead, and to make an impact. We inspire the spark to explore and the freedom to flourish on the path to a life of significance.

Birmingham-Southern College is a private, religious college in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham Southern College was founded in 1856. The college enrolls around 1,058 students per year, including 1,062 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Birmingham-Southern College

It is moderately difficult to get into Birmingham Southern College. The acceptance rate at Birmingham Southern College is 66%. In 2022, 2,461 students applied to Birmingham Southern College and 1,622 were admitted.

Birmingham-Southern College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 100%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

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Birmingham-Southern College is located in the city of Birmingham, Alabama, near Birmingham.

If you are interested in seeing Birmingham Southern College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 59, Interstate 20, and Interstate 65 to Birmingham, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International.

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College Info

900 Arkadelphia Road Birmingham, AL 35254

Campus Setting: Urban

Birmingham Southern College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Birmingham Southern College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Birmingham-Southern College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Birmingham Southern College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1250


Math SAT Range

540 - 630


Reading SAT Range

550 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1250 and Above


1080 to 1250


1080 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Birmingham Southern College students is 1165. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Birmingham Southern College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Birmingham Southern College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Birmingham Southern College is like? There are approximately 1,058 students enrolled at Birmingham Southern College, including 1,062 undergraduate students and -4 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from AL and 35% percent of students are from other states.


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