Birmingham-Southern College, or BSC, traces its roots to the Southern University which was established in 1856. The Birmingham College which was founded in 1898, merged with the Southern University in 1918 to form the Birmingham-Southern College. The campus of BSC is located on 192 acres of land in Birmingham, Alabama.
Birmingham-Southern College offers bachelor's degrees in over 50 programs of study. Students can choose from courses in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, business, education, fine and performing arts, humanities, science, and mathematics.
The athletics department of BSC fields teams in baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, track and field, tennis, softball, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Panthers, the teams compete in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The college also publishes a monthly email newsletter called 'From The Hilltop'.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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