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Birmingham-Southern College

Campus Life and Facilities

'Southern Students Say...

BSC “is a gated/closed campus, so living on campus is preferred by most students—and many of the activities happen at night for this reason.” Students describe the atmosphere on campus as, “welcoming [and] intelligent, where assumptions are challenged, and individuals [are] supported” and say, “In order to ‘fit in’ one must get involved in somethin... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Box 549008

Birmingham, AL 35254

United States

Phone: 205-226-4696

Fax: 205-226-3074


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 85
Fire Safety Rating: 76
Green Rating: 71
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 196.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.bsc.edu/administration/police

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 53.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:70
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:18
Number of Social Sororities:6
    % of women who join:53%
Number of Social Fraternities:6
% of men who join: 35
Number of Religious Organizations:5
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Allies is a student organization open to gay, lesbian, and straight students.
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Black Student Association Muslim Student Association Indian Cultural Society Dir. of Multicultural Activities
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Panthers
Women's Sports Team Name:Panthers
Team Mascot:Panther
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Samford University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 67
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 22.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $556 / year
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Theatre planetarium Environmental Center Urban Environmental Park Kennedy Art Center Ropes Course for Leadership Training
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