Apply to Birmingham-Southern

Application Fee
$50
Acceptance Rate
54%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
18%
Freshmen Enrollment
332
SAT Scores
1,210
ACT Scores
26

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 3,384 students have applied and 1,821 students have allowed to admit to Birmingham-Southern College (Acceptance rate: 53.81%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 18.23 % where 332 students have finally enrolled out of 1,821 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter 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 higher (easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 43.50%).
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 1,210 and the average ACT score is 26 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 1,127). 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 College1,21026
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,10621
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, 58 students submitted SAT scores (17% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,210 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 Writing570660
Mathematics540650
Total1,1101,310
At Birmingham-Southern College, 246 students submitted ACT scores (74% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 26 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
Reading2229
English2230
Mathematics2027
Total6486
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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.
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 programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
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

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