Tuition & Fees

$6,408

$12,876

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
44%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
600-699
17%
500-599
22%
400-499
57%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
39%
12-17
39%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
38%
12-17
47%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
59%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 544
Declined + 109
Total Received 653
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Public

1,362

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Early/middle Education
  3. Social Science
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Codes

SAT 5064
ACT 4514

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School Facts

Bluefield State, founded in 1895, is a public college. Its 45-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Bluefield.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,362
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Bluefield, WV

45-acre campus, one mile from Bluefield (population: 10,448), 90 miles from Charleston; branch campuses in Beckley, Lewisburg, and Welch. Served by bus; air serves Roanoke, VA (96 miles); train serves Hinton (25 miles).

Bluefield State College
219 Rock Street
Bluefield, WV 24701

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 4% of male students
 
5 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
44%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
600-699
17%
500-599
22%
400-499
57%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
39%
12-17
39%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
38%
12-17
47%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
59%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 544
Declined + 109
Total Received 653

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Kenny Mandeville
Director of Admissions
P: 800 654-7798
F: 304 325-4215
bscadmit@bluefieldstate.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,671,028
State $1,314,545
Institutional
Other external
Total $4,985,573

Non-need-based

Federal
State $491,750
Institutional $263,927
Other external $467,410
Total $1,223,087

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Big Blue
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Applied Science
Architectural Engineering Technology
Business Administration
Civil Engineering Technology
Criminal Justice Administration
Early/Middle Education
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education/K-6
Humanities
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mining Engineering Technology
Nursing
Radiologic Sciences
Radiologic Technology
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Social Science
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Undergraduate

100%

1,362
students

Female
62%
842

Male
38%
520

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

82%

1,117
students

Female
60%
669

Male
40%
448

undergraduatePart-time

18%

245
students

Female
71%
173

Male
29%
72

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

69%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

12

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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