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WalletHub ranks BSC in top 100 for 2018 college rankings

WalletHub ranks BSC in top 100 for 2018 college rankings

For Immediate Release
Oct. 25, 2017


BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently unveiled its 2018 Best Colleges Rankings that listed Birmingham-Southern as the highest ranking school in the state.No. 26 of 112 schools listed in the 2018 Best Colleges Rankings by WalletHub

BSC came in at No. 26 in the overall rankings. The next closest school in Alabama was Judson College, which was No. 77.

According to the site, WalletHub compared 112 top-performing colleges—doing separate comparisons for universities— across the country and considered a number of factors. The colleges’ data was grouped into seven key categories such as student selectivity, cost, faculty resources, campus safety, and educational outcomes, and then evaluated using 26 key metrics.

Birmingham-Southern came in even higher, at No. 4, on WalletHub’s regional college rankings list.

“I am happy to add one more accolade to the growing list of rankings recognizing BSC’s outstanding academic reputation,” said BSC President Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith. “It is a testament to the outstanding faculty, staff, and students and a great acknowledgment of the tremendous value of a Birmingham-Southern education.”