Birmingham-Southern College, at Birmingham, Ala. United Methodist coeducational formed 1918 by the merger of Southern Univ. (chartered 1856 opened 1859 at Greensboro, Ala.) and Birmingham College (opened 1898). The Birmingham Conservatory of Music became a part of the college in 1953. In addition to its bachelor's degrees, the college offers a master's program in public and private management.
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