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Admissions Managers


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Joanna Labudek
Email: j.s.labudek@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4048 Qualifications
Natalie Taylor
Email: n.l.taylor.1@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6723
Accreditation of prior learning (APL)
Melissa Thomas
Email: m.j.thomas@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7543
Criminal Records Bureau disclosures
Clare Tolley
Email: c.l.tolley@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4086
UCAS entry profiles
Rachel Williams
Email: r.l.williams@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 2585
Senior Development Officer
Elizabeth Sutton
Email: e.m.sutton@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5491
Project Officer
Eimear Donnelly
Email: e.s.donnelly@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3313
Training Officer
Debbie Heath
Email: d.c.heath@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6674
Administration of Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) applications
Nahid Choudhry
Email: n.choudhry@bham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3810

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Admissions, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Undergraduate Admissions Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8900
Postgraduate Admissions Tel: +44 (0)121 414   5488
Email: admissions@bham.ac.uk







Application Dates and Fees

Application Deadline: No deadline
Application Fee: $35
Fee waiver available for students with financial need:
Early Action Offered:
Early Decision Offered:


Admissions Criteria

Academic Criteria
  Rigor of high school classes
  Class rank
  Academic GPA
  Standardized test scores
  Application Essay
  Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic Criteria
  Interview
  Extracurricular activities
  Talent/Ability
  Character/Personal qualities
  First generation
  Alumni/ae relation
  Geographical residence
  State residency
  Religious affiliation / Commitment
  Racial/Ethnic status
  Volunteer work
  Work experience
  Level of applicant’s interest
Admissions Criteria Key
  = Very Important   = Important   = Considered   = Not Considered

Selectivity

Selectivity (% of Applicants Admitted): 85%
Yield (% Accepted that Enroll): 46%
Male Female
Applied 1,388 1,869
Accepted 1,186 1,570
Enrolled 546 731
SAT Scores ACT Scores
Percent of Freshman Submitting: 7% 93%

Wait List Policy

Place students on a waiting list:
# of applicants offered a place on waiting list:
# accepting a place on the waiting list:
# of wait-listed students admitted:
% of students admitted from waiting list:

Transfer Admission

Accept transfer students:
Accept transfers students in:

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

High School Credits

Required/recommended high school credits for applicants:
Subject Recommended Required
English 4
Foreign Language 1
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Science Lab 2
Social Studies 3
Electives 3

SAT and ACT Policies

Use SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test scores in admission decisions:
Policy for the following tests:

SAT or ACT Required

ACT only

SAT only

SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT

SAT Subject Tests Not used

ACT Writing Component Accepted
Uses SAT or ACT writing component for:
SAT ACT

For admission

For placement

For advising

In place of an application essay

As a validity check on the application essay

No college policy as of now

Not using essay component

GPA/Class Rank of Entering Freshmen

Average High School GPA of Freshmen: 3.5
Percent of entering freshmen by GPA:
GPA % of Freshmen

3.75-4.0 41%

3.5-3.74 18%

3.25-3.49 12%

3.0-3.24 12%

2.5-2.99 13%

2.0-2.49 4%

1.0-1.99 0%

0.0-0.99 0%
Percent of entering freshmen by Class Rank:
Class Rank % of Freshmen

Top 10% 27%

Top 25% 52%

Top 50% 79%

Bottom 25% 4%

Bottom 50% 21%

Test Scores of Freshman Class

SAT Scores 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
SAT Math
SAT Critical Reading
SAT Writing
ACT Scores
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT Math 21 28
ACT English 18 27

Percent of entering freshmen with the following SAT and ACT scores:
Score Range SAT Critical Reading SAT Math SAT Writing
700-800
600-699
500-599
400-499
300-399
200-299
Score Range ACT Composite ACT Math ACT English
30-36 9% 8% 20%
24-29 45% 38% 39%
18-23 46% 42% 38%
12-17 0% 12% 3%
6-11 0% 0% 0%
1-5 0% 0%
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