Birmingham-Southern College is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Birmingham, AL, less than an hour from Birmingham, AL.
Founded in 1856, the institution currently enrolls around 1,129 students a year, including 1,129 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $51,687,779. The school spends $8,624 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 60%
Average GPA: 3.65
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: November 15
It is moderately difficult to get into Birmingham-Southern College. Birmingham Southern College accepts around 60 percent of applicants each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Birmingham Southern College is 3.65 /4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Birmingham Southern College, around 80 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 352 students who started at Birmingham Southern College as first-time freshman, 228 graduate within four years.
Birmingham Southern College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 71 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 42 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $32,400 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $30,307 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by November 15.
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Wondering what life at Birmingham Southern College is like? There are approximately 1,209 students enrolled at Birmingham Southern College. 99% 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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