Birmingham-Southern Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Birmingham-Southern College is ranked 192nd in Liberal Arts Colleges and 9th in Alabama Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Birmingham-Southern College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $18,241.
  • The acceptance rate (54%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,210 SAT, 26 ACT) is average.
  • It has average number of students of 1,268.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (28 programs).
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Liberal Arts Colleges
#192 in Liberal Arts Colleges
Alabama Colleges
#9 in Alabama Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Birmingham-Southern are $18,241 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College $18,241

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama $17,405

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Birmingham-Southern is 54% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 54%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 55%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Birmingham-Southern is 18% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 32%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Birmingham-Southern is 1,210 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 1,210

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 1,092

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Birmingham-Southern is 26 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 26

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 62

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Birmingham-Southern is 69% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 69%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 44%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Birmingham-Southern is 25% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 25%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 25%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 29%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Birmingham-Southern is 80% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 80%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 66%

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Student Population

The total student population at Birmingham-Southern is 1,268 and its population average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 1,268

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 1,218

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Birmingham-Southern is $26,406 which is 144.76% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is extremely higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College $26,406

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama $10,572

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Birmingham-Southern is 12 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 12 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Birmingham-Southern offers 28 programs and it means relatively fewer area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 28

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama 35

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