Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

Tuition & Fees

$14,100

$14,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
17%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
33%
600-699
0
500-599
75%
400-499
25%
30-36
12%
24-29
16%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 223
Declined + 10
Total Received 233
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Private (nonprofit)

801

undergraduate students

20

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education/k-6
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 1066
ACT 2182

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Location

School Facts

Blue Mountain College, founded in 1873, is a Christian liberal arts college supported since 1920 by the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Its 190-acre campus is located in Blue Mountain.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 821
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Blue Mountain, MS

190-acre campus in Blue Mountain (population: 948), 65 miles from Memphis, TN. Major airport and train serves Memphis, TN; smaller airport serves Ripley (five miles); bus serves Tupelo (35 miles).

Blue Mountain College
201 West Main Street
Blue Mountain, MS 38610-0160

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
17%
500-599
17%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
33%
600-699
0
500-599
75%
400-499
25%
30-36
12%
24-29
16%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 223
Declined + 10
Total Received 233

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lynn Gibson
Vice President for Enrollment Services
P: 800 235-0136
F: 662 685-4773
admissions@bmc.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,487.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $14,100
Room $3,600
Board $2,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $21,400
Average Financial Aid - $12,487
Total with Avg. Aid $8,913
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 662 685-4771
F: 662 685-4773
financialaid@bmc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beverly Hickey
Director of Financial Aid
bhickey@bmc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, bass fishing, power lifting

Club Sports - Women's

archery, bass fishing, cheerleading, power lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, corn hole, flag football, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Will Lowrey (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Southern States Athletic Conference, Mid-South Athletic Conference
Mascot
Topper
School colors
navy and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Christian Ministry
Criminal Justice
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
History
Instrumental Music
Liberal Arts
Literacy/Reading K-12
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Physical Education
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Secondary Biology Education
Social Sciences
Spanish
Speech/Theatre
Sport Ministry
Worship Leadership
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education/k-6
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

821

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

801
students

Female
55%
439

Male
45%
362

2%

20
students

Female
60%
12

Male
40%
8

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

590
students

Female
52%
304

Male
48%
286

27%

211
students

Female
64%
135

Male
36%
76

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Colombia
Kenya
Lithuania
Serbia
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Lynn Gibson
Vice President for Enrollment Services
800 235-0136, extension 176
lgibson@bmc.edu

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