Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school at Birmingham-Southern College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.bsc.edu/admission/index.html
Online Applicationhttps://www.bsc.edu/admission/apply.html
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 65.99% and the yield is 15.02%. 1,105 men and 1,356 women applied to Birmingham-Southern and 729 men and 895 women students were accepted. Among them, 124 men and 116 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,4611,1051,356
Admitted1,624729895
Enrolled244124116
Acceptance Rate 65.99%65.97%66.00%
Yield 15.02%17.01%12.96%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 17 students (7% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 132 students (54%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 550. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 540 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550610
SAT Math540630
ACT Composite2228
ACT Math1926
ACT English2230
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Birmingham-Southern College are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,208, ACT: 73 - private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Birmingham-Southern College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Birmingham-Southern Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Considered 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
TOEFLConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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