Birmingham Southern College

BSC Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the BSC diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

BSC Student Population

1,209 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Birmingham Southern College?

BSC total enrollment is approximately 1,209 students.

BSC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BSC undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BSC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 943
Black or African American 166
Hispanic 32
Asian 26
International 20
Multi-Ethnic 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BSC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #916 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  916 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  73.95 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does BSC Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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BSC overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BSC is ranked 2,815 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2815 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  25.73 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

BSC Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 950
Black or African American 167
Hispanic 32
Asian 26
International 20
Multi-Ethnic 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Birmingham Southern College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 293
Black or African American 50
Asian 4
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BSC ranks 323 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  323 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  91.50 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 637 female students and 572 male students at BSC.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of BSC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.60 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 181 female teachers and 176 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

45.4% Out of State
0.61% Out of the Country

BSC ranks 696 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

45.4% of BSC students come from out of state, and 0.61% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  68 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 21 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Alabama 178
Georgia 50
Tennessee 33
Florida 20
Texas 9

International Students at BSC

Students from 17 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at BSC.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
84.10% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  47.51 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BSC, 84.10% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 607
18-19 472
22-24 186
25-29 10
30-34 3
35 and over 3
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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