Birmingham Southern College: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Birmingham Southern College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Birmingham Southern College admission criteria are moderately competitive - in 2015-16 this college accepted 53% of the applicants.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Birmingham Southern College usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Birmingham Southern College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Birmingham Southern College is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Assessment Test is not a requied stage of the application procedure. Only 22 percent of applicants at Birmingham Southern College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 460 to 610 on Critical Reading, from 480 to 630 on Math, and from 470 to 600 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 570 in SAT Critical Reading, 590 in SAT Math, and 570 in SAT Writing, that gives good chances to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
430
540
570

SAT Math
450
560
590

SAT Writing
440
540
570

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary step of the application procedure at Birmingham Southern College. 92% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 30 on Composite, from 22 to 31 on English, and from 21 to 29 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you scored above 28 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, and 27 in ACT Math - that is enough to be admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
26
28

ACT English
20
27
29

ACT Math
19
25
27

Contact Admissions

Phone
(205)
226-4600
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Birmingham Southern College, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (205) 226-4600 or check Birmingham Southern College Website

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