Monday, June 5, 2017

Southeastern Bible College Suspends Operations

The trustees of Southeastern Bible College (SBC) in Birmingham, AL announced on June 1, 2017 that the institution will be suspending operations.  The statement posted on the SBC website indicates that a planning process will start to try and reopen at some future point in time.

SBC was founded in 1935 as Birmingham School of the Bible.  The name changed to Southeastern Bible School in 1943 and to Southeastern Bible College in 1950.

If you are interested in recent trends for closures, access College Closures since 2009 in the index at the right of any College History Garden page.  There are separate tabs for non-profit and for-profit closures.  Each tab includes basic information for each institution, i.e., Carnegie Classification, sector, accrediting agency, and the IPEDS unitid.