College Deliberately: Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham-Southern College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, career and leadership located in the city of Birmingham, AL. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Biology/Biological Sciences and Business Administration and Management.

Birmingham-Southern College

place 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254
phone Phone: (205) 226-4600
web Web: http://www.bsc.edu/
  • Birmingham-Southern College is also known as:
    Birmingham-Southern College, BSC


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Birmingham Southern College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1922-07-01 2024-06-11
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Student Centeredness

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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
13% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Birmingham-Southern College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 112
Baseball Men’s 42
Soccer Men’s 30

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Tuition for Birmingham-Southern College is in the 47.6 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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