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Birmingham Southern College

Birmingham, Alabama

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Birmingham Southern College

Private 4 Year

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1,000 - 4,999

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About Birmingham Southern College

Birmingham–Southern College (BSC) is a private liberal arts college in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1856, the college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). More than 1300 students from 33 states and 16 foreign countries attend the college. Birmingham–Southern has a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, and 96% of full-time faculty hold a doctorate or the highest degree in their field.


Located in Birmingham, Alabama.

900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL, 35254, Jefferson County

Birmingham Southern College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#467 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Alabama

#7 of 89

2022 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

#2 of 48

Most Popular Majors

Out of 17 majors categories at Birmingham Southern College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Birmingham Southern College within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni