Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$24,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
528
25th
430
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 405
Declined 329
Total Received 734
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Private

553

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Blackburn College, founded in 1837, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 80-acre campus is located in Carlinville, 60 miles from St. Louis, MO.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 553
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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80-acre campus in Carlinville (population: 5,543), 60 miles from St. Louis. Served by train; major airport serves St. Louis; smaller airport and bus serve Springfield (50 miles). School operates transportation to airport, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Blackburn College
700 College Avenue
Carlinville, IL
62626

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
67%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
460
75th
528
25th
430
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 405
Declined 329
Total Received 734

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,619

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,950
Room $5,100
Board $3,500
Books & supplies $700
Total $34,250
Average Financial Aid - $16,619
Total with Avg. Aid $17,631

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 233-3550
F: 217 854-3713
admit@blackburn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Soccer
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, dodgeball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Digital Arts.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Studies.
Financial Mathematics.
General Literature.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Human Resources Development.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Assistant/Aide.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

553

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

553
students

Female
56%
312

Male
44%
241

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

515
students

Female
56%
287

Male
44%
228

7%

38
students

Female
66%
25

Male
34%
13

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

30%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Puerto Rico
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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