Birmingham Southern College Admissions

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 Applicationwww.bsc.edu/admission/apply.cfm
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 57.01% and yield is 16.02%. 1,414 men and 2,222 women applied to Birmingham Southern College and 877 men and 1,178 women students were accepted. Among them, 158 men and 165 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,6361,4142,222
Admitted2,0738771,178
Enrolled332158165
Acceptance Ratio 57.01%62.02%53.02%
Yield 16.02%18.02%14.01%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 46 students (14% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 257 students (78%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and 25th percentile is 520. The SAT Math score is 600 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 86 (75th percentile) and 86 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520620
SAT Math520600
ACT Composite2329
ACT Math2026
ACT English2231
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Birmingham Southern College are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,199, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

Birmingham Southern College requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants. Next table summarizes Birmingham Southern College application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Birmingham Southern College online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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