Colleges competing for Birmingham-Southern students: Speedy transfers, $5,000 scholarship offered

The race is on for schools to acquire students from Birmingham-Southern College after the small liberal arts school announced Tuesday it will close May 31.

Among the institutions that made overtures to BSC students were the University of Alabama System, which on Wednesday announced it was offering an “expedited transfer process” to BSC students.

Meanwhile, Spring Hill College in Mobile is attempting to entice prospective transfers with $5,000 scholarships.

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