Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$7,680

$14,544

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
430
75th
520
25th
420
75th
22
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 713
Declined 79
Total Received 792
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Public

1,435

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bluefield State College, founded in 1895, is a public college. Its 45-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Bluefield.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,435
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

45-acre campus, one mile from Bluefield (population: 9,869), 90 miles from Charleston; branch campuses in Beckley, Lewisburg, and Welch. Served by bus; air serves Roanoke, VA (96 miles); train serves Hinton (25 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bluefield State College
219 Rock Street
Bluefield, WV
24701

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
430
75th
520
25th
420
75th
22
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 713
Declined 79
Total Received 792

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,109

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,584
Additional fees $96
Books & supplies $2,200
Total $9,880
Average Financial Aid - $7,109
Total with Avg. Aid $2,771

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 344-8892 (in-state), 800 654-7798 (out-of-state)
F: 304 325-7747
aunderwood@bluefieldstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

swimming

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Regents B.a.
  3. Imaging Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,435

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,435
students

Female
68%
969

Male
32%
466

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,080
students

Female
64%
689

Male
36%
391

25%

355
students

Female
79%
280

Male
21%
75

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

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) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Australia
Germany
Nigeria
Serbia And Montenegro
Spain
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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