Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA

Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$25,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
23%
400-499
47%
300-399
22%
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
45%
300-399
19%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
56%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,386
Declined 135
Total Received 1,521
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Private

951

undergraduate students

49

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,000
Established in 1922
Coeducational Coeducational

82-acre campus in Bluefield (population: 4,714), 90 miles from Roanoke. Served by bus; major airport serves Roanoke; train serves Hinton, WV (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Roanoke Regional

Bluefield College
3000 College Avenue
Bluefield
24605

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Student Union Board
  • Student Government Association
  • Arts Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming Dance
  • Spring Formal
  • Mud Pig Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night security patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
59%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
23%
400-499
47%
300-399
22%
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
45%
300-399
19%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
56%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.11

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,386
Declined 135
Total Received 1,521

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $24,520
Room & board $9,024
Additional fees $770
Books & supplies $440
Other fees $1,500
Total $36,254
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Skiing (cross-country)
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
History, General
Information Technology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nursing Practice
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,000

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

951
students

Female
53%
507

Male
47%
444

5%

49
students

Female
76%
37

Male
24%
12

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

833
students

Female
53%
440

Male
47%
393

13%

118
students

Female
57%
67

Male
43%
51

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 53%
Student 4 year graduation rate 15%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

122

Transfer students enrolled

12%

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

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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