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Birmingham Southern College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$43,484 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,600 tuition
$11,494 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$1,090 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$43,484 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,600 tuition
$11,494 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$1,090 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,078 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($4,325 avg)
39% get state aid ($443 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($17,078 avg)
55% get loans ($8,884 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.69% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.69% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,093 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,325 23%
Pell Grants $3,989 23%
Other Federal Grants $753 10%
Institution Grant Aid $17,078 97%
State Grant Aid $443 39%
Student Loans $8,884 55%
Federal Loans $8,157 55%
Other Loans $10,914 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 21
Does Birmingham Southern College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
(205) 226-4600
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,233
Out of State $1,233


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jillian from Dallas, GA
  • Dec-16-2014 I am a current student here

    BSC is pretty pricey but I feel like I'm getting a quality education and my diploma will be something I and others will value.

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  • 3
  • Jalon from Hoover, AL
  • Nov-16-2013 I am a current student here

    This school is really expensive. But the small classes and top-notch professors make it so that when we graduate we have an unmatched degree.

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  • 4
  • Kylie from Bay Minette, AL
  • Jun-05-2013 I am a current student here

    BSC is an expensive school, but it's also a great school. The professors will go very far out of their way to help students and they honestly care.

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  • 4
  • William from Dora, AL
  • Aug-25-2012 I am a current student here

    The school truly will change your life and give you a wonderful education to keep forever. It's a private school, however, so be prepared for an unusually high tuition.

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