Application Fee
$50
Acceptance Rate
60%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
18%
Freshmen Enrollment
256
SAT Scores
1,105
ACT Scores
25

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,460 students have applied and 1,487 students have allowed to admit to Birmingham-Southern College (Acceptance rate: 60.45%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 17.22 % where 256 students have finally enrolled out of 1,487 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 Judson College and Spring Hill College, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 55.00%).
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 17.00%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,105 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 1,140). 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 College1,10525
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,11822
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama109262

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Birmingham-Southern College, 37 students submitted SAT scores (14% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,105 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 Writing520610
Mathematics500580
Total1,0201,190
At Birmingham-Southern College, 196 students submitted ACT scores (77% 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
Reading2228
English2230
Mathematics2027
Total6485

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