Tuition & Fees

$24,520

$24,520

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
28%
400-499
45%
300-399
19%
30-36
9%
24-29
3%
18-23
49%
12-17
32%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
56%
12-17
29%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,387
Declined + 135
Total Received 1,522
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Private (nonprofit)

951

undergraduate students

49

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Sports Science
  2. Human Services
  3. Business Managment
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Codes

SAT 5063
ACT 4340

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,000
Established in 1922
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Bluefield, VA

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.

Bluefield College
3000 College Avenue
Bluefield, VA 24605

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 11% of male students
 
2 sororities 15% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
11%

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
28%
400-499
45%
300-399
19%
30-36
9%
24-29
3%
18-23
49%
12-17
32%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
56%
12-17
29%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,387
Declined + 135
Total Received 1,522

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Michael J White
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Development
P: 800 872-0176
F: 276 326-4395
admissions@bluefield.edu

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,375

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,520
Room $3,770
Board $5,254
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $35,344
Average Financial Aid - $17,375
Total with Avg. Aid $17,969

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,538,065
State $1,493,889
Institutional $3,477,082
Other external $302,265
Total $7,811,301

Non-need-based

Federal $493
State $206,536
Institutional $627,493
Other external $50,068
Total $884,590
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
December 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 276 326-4215
F: 276 326-4356
finaid@bluefield.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cary Wright
Financial Aid Director
cwright@bluefield.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball, Cheerleading, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball, (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Mike White (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Appalachian Athletic Conference
Mascot
Ram
School colors
red, white, and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art Business
Biology
Business Accounting
Business Administration
Business Information Technology
Business Management
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Christian Studies/Bible
Christian Studies/Ministry
Christian Studies/Philosophy
Christian Studies/Youth Ministry
Christian/Theology/History
Communications
Communications/Mass
Communications/Print Journalism
Criminal Justice
E Business/Entrepreneurship
Early Childhood Education
Education
Education/Art Pre K-12
Education/Biology 6-12
Education/Chemistry 6-12
Education/Elementary Pre K-6
Education/English 6-12
Education/Exercise Science
Education/History/Social Studies 6-12
Education/Licensure
Education/Math 6-12
Education/Music Pre K-12
Education/Non-Licensure
Education/Special Education
English
English Creative Writing
English Journalism
English Literature
Exercise Science Recreation Administration/Sports Management
Exercise Science/Sports Medicine
Exercise/Sport Science
Forensic Science
General Studies
Graphic Communications
History
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
Management/Leadership
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Leadership/Education
Pre-Dental
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinarian
Psychology
R.N. to B.S.N.
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise Sports Science
  2. Human Services
  3. Business Managment

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,000

total students

73%

in-state

27%

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 Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
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 Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented Australia
Austria
Brazil
Canada
Germany
Portugal
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Matthew Hamilton
Director of Traditional Admissions
276 326-4602
mhamilton@bluefield.edu

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