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How Much Does it Cost to Stay at Birmingham Southern College ?

There are other expenses related to going to college in addition to tuition. Find out exactly how much you'll be spending to attend BSC .

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BSC Room and Board Expenses

BSC offers students both housing and dining options. The on-campus housing expense for any standard student was $7,200 in 2020, and the cost of an average dining plan was $5,202.

The next table outlines average expected expenses at Birmingham Southern College for both on-campus and off-campus housing, meal plans as well as other expenses.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $12,900 $8,000
— Housing       $7,200
— Meals       $5,202
Other Living Expenses $2,770 $4,690
Books and Supplies $1,260 $1,260
Total $16,930 $13,950

What is Room & Board Over Four Years? The Expected Total Comes to $68,973

Room and board at BSC have changed about 1.5% per year these past five years, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If today's tendencies in room, board, and other expenses carry on, we expect incoming freshman students in 2021 to pay about $17,050 in their first year of school. In their last year a student would pay an average of $17,176 for a two-year degree, and $17,440 for a bachelor's degree.

Over the entire degree (assuming you graduate on-time) the sum will come to approximately $68,973 for a four-year stay or $34,226 for a two-year stay.


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Living on Campus at BSC

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether BSC does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 1,358

Campus Costs are Above Average

With room, board, books, supplies, and other expenses costing students living on campus $16,930, Birmingham Southern College is above the U.S. average of $14,951.


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