We have a shared mission here on the Hilltop: to prepare men and women for lives of significance. Everything the college does is designed to help our students—and everyone in the community—develop, learn, and engage in the wider world. No matter who you are or where you want to go, our faculty and staff are committed to helping you rise to your potential.

You want to make a difference in the world. And we’re here to help.

It starts from the very beginning—we want to get to know you. Tell us what matters to you. And we’ll help you figure out how to get there.


Admission Deadlines:

Early Decision - November 2
Early Action - November 16
Regular Decision - February 1

*Students are welcome to apply after February 1.  These applications will be reviewed on a space available basis. 


Standard Application Requirements

  1.    Application
  2.    High school transcript  
  3.    ACT or SAT test scores
  4.    250-500 Word Essay (Optional)
  5.    Academic Letter of Recommendation (Optional)
  6.    Interview with admission staff member (Optional)

Test Optional Application Requirements
In an effort to help students define themselves apart from standardized test scores (SAT and ACT), Birmingham-Southern offers a test optional application process. Students who apply test optional will not be disadvantaged in application or scholarship review processes. The follow items are required to apply test optional:

  1.   Application
  2.   High school transcript
  3.   250-500 Word Essay
  4.   Academic Letter of Recommendation (Optional)
  5.   Interview with admission staff member (Optional)