Tuition & Fees

$23,600

$23,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
23%
400-499
47%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
19%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
4%
18-23
49%
12-17
32%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
55%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 616
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,124
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Private (nonprofit)

959

undergraduate students

17

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management/leadership
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Behavioral Science
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Codes

SAT 5063
ACT 4340

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School Facts

Bluefield, founded in 1922, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 82-acre campus is located in Bluefield, VA, 90 miles west of Roanoke, VA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 976
Established in 1922
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Bluefield, VA

82-acre campus in Bluefield (population: 5,392), 90 miles from Roanoke. Served by bus; major airport serves Roanoke; train serves Hinton, WV (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Bluefield College
3000 College Avenue
Bluefield, VA 24605

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 11% of male students
 
2 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
23%
400-499
47%
300-399
22%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
19%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
4%
18-23
49%
12-17
32%
6-11
7%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
55%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 616
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,124

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Trent Argo
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 872-0176
F: 276 326-4395
admissions@bluefield.edu

Cost

Tuition $23,600
Room $3,878
Board $5,050
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $34,328
Average Financial Aid - $15,796
Total with Avg. Aid $18,532

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,796

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,928,620
State $1,323,374
Institutional $2,662,272
Other external $346,059
Total $6,260,325

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $219,715
Institutional $730,966
Other external $65,991
Total $1,016,672

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Appalachian Athletic Conference
Mascot
Ram
School colors
red, white, and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Communications
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Education
English
Exercise/Sport Science
Forensic Science
General Studies
Graphic Communications
History
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
Management/Leadership
Mathematics
Music
Psychology
R.N. to B.S.N.
Theatre
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Undergraduate

98%

959
students

Female
57%
545

Male
43%
414

Graduate

2%

17
students

Female
76%
13

Male
24%
4

undergraduateFull-time

84%

815
students

Female
55%
445

Male
45%
370

undergraduatePart-time

16%

144
students

Female
70%
100

Male
30%
44

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
Colombia
Germany
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Trent Argo
Vice President for Enrollment Management
276 326-4217
targo@bluefield.edu

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