Birmingham–Southern College
#1173 Overall Influence

Birmingham–Southern College

Private liberal arts institution in Birmingham, Alabama

About This School

How does this school stack up?

Birmingham–Southern College 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 . 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,636

Acceptance

57%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1130

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$16,402

Fees (in-state)

$1,248

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$24,110
30K-48K$20,690
48K-75K$24,551
75K-110K$25,549
110K+$28,675

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$53,100

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham AL 35254

What is Birmingham–Southern College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#214 World Rank #101 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#584 World Rank #244 USA Rank
Sociology
#972 World Rank #343 USA Rank
Chemistry
#966 World Rank #348 USA Rank
Mathematics
#688 World Rank #369 USA Rank
Psychology
#1230 World Rank #473 USA Rank
Literature
#1420 World Rank #550 USA Rank
Philosophy
#2111 World Rank #646 USA Rank
Engineering
#1185 World Rank #649 USA Rank
History
#1471 World Rank #690 USA Rank
Political Science
#1229 World Rank #703 USA Rank
Communications
#1961 World Rank #889 USA Rank
Education
#3450 World Rank #897 USA Rank
Physics
#3743 World Rank #1445 USA Rank
Biology

Other areas of influence

#950 World Rank #572 USA Rank
Nursing
#1018 World Rank #419 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1023 World Rank #576 USA Rank
Business
#1519 World Rank #745 USA Rank
Law
#1775 World Rank #1255 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1855 World Rank #770 USA Rank
Medical
#3978 World Rank #1335 USA Rank
Computer Science

Influential People

Who are Birmingham–Southern College's Most influential alumni?

Birmingham–Southern College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Sociology, and Psychology. Birmingham–Southern College’s most academically influential people include J. Gordon Melton, Harvie Branscomb, and Howell Raines.

J. Gordon Melton
J. Gordon Melton

American religious scholar

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Harvie Branscomb
Harvie Branscomb

American academic

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Howell Raines

American journalist

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Bob Jones
Bob Jones

American evangelist, religious broadcaster and the founder and first president of Bob Jones University

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Howard Cruse
Howard Cruse

American cartoonist

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Rebecca Gilman

American playwright

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Royce W. Murray
Royce W. Murray

American chemist

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Charles Gaines
Charles Gaines

American writer and outdoorsman

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Jon Jefferson

American writer

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William Belton Murrah

Bishop

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Allen O. Gamble
Allen O. Gamble

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Pat Buttram
Pat Buttram

American actor

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