Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
100%
500-599
100%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 206
Declined 1
Total Received 207
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Private

588

undergraduate students

13

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 601
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist

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).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Metropolitan area: Memphis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Student Union
  • Student Body Association
  • Intramural Association
  • Ministerial Association
  • Mississippi Association of Educators/Student Program

Top Events

  • BSU/SBA Welcome Back Parties
  • Society Rush
  • Track Meet
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
100%
500-599
100%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
56%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 206
Declined 1
Total Received 207

Admissions Factors

Considered

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Softball
Tennis

Club Sports - Men's

archery, bass fishing, power lifting

Club Sports - Women's

archery, bass fishing, cheerleading, power lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Table tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Religious/Sacred Music
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

601

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

588
students

Female
55%
321

Male
45%
267

2%

13
students

Female
100%
13

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

531
students

Female
53%
278

Male
47%
253

10%

57
students

Female
76%
43

Male
24%
14

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 53%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

125

Transfer students enrolled

21%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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