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Transfer Student Scholarships

To be eligible for transfer student scholarships, students must apply and be accepted to Birmingham-Southern with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

All members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible to receive a $19,000 renewable scholarship.

Transfer Student Scholarship

Students who are transferring from a two-year or four-year college with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to receive up to a $19,000 scholarship. Students with a GPA of 3.0-3.49 are eligible to receive a $16,500 (half-tuition) scholarship. Students with a GPA under 3.0 may be eligible to receive up to a $10,000 scholarship, depending on the overall strength of their application.

Note: A student cannot receive both a Phi Theta Kappa and Transfer Scholarship.

Applying For Admission

Application Requirements:

  • An application with application fee. You can apply online at www.bsc.edu/admission or call the office at 1-800-523-5793, ext. 4696, to request a paper application.
  • Official high school and college transcripts
  • Recommendation letter
  • Recommendation form
  • Essay (250-500 words)
  • ACT/SAT scores

Submit to:
Birmingham-Southern College
Office of Admission
Box 549008
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254

If you are currently enrolled at another institution, you must have final transcripts sent to BSC when your classes are complete.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants to Birmingham-Southern College who have previously attended a regionally accredited college or university must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for transfer admission:

  • Applicants must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale as calculated by the Admission Office at BSC based on official transcripts.
  • Applicants must have a clean academic and social record with a status of good standing at the last institution attended.

To graduate from Birmingham-Southern, you must complete a two-year requirement (16 units).

Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based financial aid.

95% of students receive some form of financial aid.

On-Campus Housing

BSC provides a variety of on-campus housing.
A deposit of $100 is required with your housing contract.

Housing Web Site



New student orientation is held a few days prior to the start of the fall semester.


To confirm enrollment at Birmingham-Southern College, students are required to pay a $200 deposit. If you have confirmed enrollment and are ready to discuss course selection, you may schedule an appointment to speak with Kim Lewis at 205/226- 4769.

Contact Us

For more information about transfer credit and scholarships, please contact the transfer advisor at BSC at 205/226-4685, 1-800-523-5793, ext. 4685, or admission@bsc.edu.