2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,461 students have applied and 1,622 students have allowed to admit to Birmingham-Southern College (Acceptance rate: 65.91%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 15.04 % where 244 students have finally enrolled out of 1,622 admitted students.
Birmingham-Southern acceptance rate is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
Birmingham-Southern enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Birmingham-Southern College

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply Birmingham-Southern. Birmingham-Southern offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionwww.bsc.edu/admission/index.html
Online Applicationhttps://www.bsc.edu/admission/apply.html
Financial Aidhttps://www.bsc.edu/fp/index.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.bsc.edu/fp/np-calculator.cfm
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.bsc.edu/fp/veterans.html
Athletichttps://www.bsc.edu/ire/student-consumer-information.html
Disability Servicehttps://www.bsc.edu/campus/accomodations/index.html

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,165 and the average ACT score is 25 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Birmingham-Southern College1,16525
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama1,09262

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Birmingham-Southern College, 17 students submitted SAT scores (7% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,165 and it is around average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550610
Mathematics540630
Total1,0901,240
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Birmingham-Southern College, 132 students submitted ACT scores (54% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 25 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2228
English2230
Mathematics1926

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Birmingham-Southern College. The school requires 1 items to submit - Secondary school GPA and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Birmingham-Southern College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordConsidered but not required
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended