Is BSC a Good School for the Money?
Birmingham Southern College Value Report
Is BSC worth the money? Read College Factual's annual BSC value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within Alabama, BSC Offers Good Quality at a Great Price.
This makes it a good quality for a great value in the state.
Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the BSC financial aid page to be sure.
Very Good Value Nationwide
Birmingham Southern College is ranked #11 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Compared to its peers, Birmingham Southern College is underpriced compared to the quality of education it provides. BSC is ranked #11 out of 1472 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking earning it a great value recognition.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Birmingham Southern College||$36,610||A+|
|University of Minnesota - Rochester||$81,700||A+|
|South Dakota School of Mines and Technology||$127,894||A|
|Baldwin Wallace University||$137,987||B+|
|North Central College||$138,264||B+|
|Abilene Christian University||$141,539||B|
|College of Charleston||$172,365||D|
|Wentworth Institute of Technology||$180,340||D|
|University of La Verne||$213,950||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $36,610 in Total
The BSC time to graduate is about 4.09 years and will cost an estimated $8,951 per year. This brings the total cost to 36,610.
|Average Yearly Cost||$8,951|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.09|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$36,610|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about BSC cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how BSC value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$143,530||#51||A+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$35,530||#11||A+|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$143,530||#4||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$35,530||#1||A+|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Alabama.
About 100% of BSC students receive financial aid. Get more details on what BSC financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.