Liberal Arts Colleges
#192 in Liberal Arts Colleges
Alabama Colleges
#9 in Alabama Colleges

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 $18,900.
  • The acceptance rate (60%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,105 SAT, 25 ACT) is average.
  • It has average number of students of 1,129.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (28 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Birmingham-Southern are $18,900 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College $18,900

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

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Birmingham-Southern is 60% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 60%

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 1,105 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 1,105

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 25 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 25

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

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Birmingham-Southern is 71% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 71%

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 23% and it is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 23%

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%

Student Population

The total student population at Birmingham-Southern is 1,129 and its population average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 1,129

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 $11,467 which is 60.67% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College $11,467

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 10 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Birmingham-Southern College 10 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

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