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About BSC

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.

160+  years of excellence

160+

years of excellence

1 of 40  Colleges that Change Lives

1 of 40

Colleges that Change Lives

190+  acre urban campus

190+

acre urban campus

160+  years of excellence

160+

years of excellence

1 of 40  Colleges that Change Lives

1 of 40

Colleges that Change Lives

190+  acre urban campus

190+

acre urban campus

 
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History

A 160+ year history of excellence dating back to the founding of Southern University.

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Leadership

Meet BSC’s president, senior staff, and Board of Trustees.

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Accolades

See what others say about BSC’s strengths.

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Our mission

Our mission

Birmingham-Southern College prepares men and women for lives of significance. The College fosters intellectual and personal development through excellence in teaching and scholarship and by challenging students to engage their community and the greater world, to examine diverse perspectives, and to live with integrity. A residential, baccalaureate liberal arts institution, Birmingham-Southern honors its Methodist heritage of informed inquiry and meaningful service.