2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,461 students have applied and 1,624 students have allowed to admit to Birmingham-Southern College (Acceptance rate: 65.99%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 15.02 % where 244 students have finally enrolled out of 1,624 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Spring Hill College and Judson College, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 64.00%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 20.00%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Birmingham-Southern College

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 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,165 and the average ACT score is 25 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Birmingham-Southern College is average than the schools (average score is 1,108). 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
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,08820
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 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