Tuition & Fees

$7,488

$14,352

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
42%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
47%
6-11
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
59%
12-17
34%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 441
Declined + 49
Total Received 490
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Public

1,275

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Early/middle Education
  3. Social Science
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Codes

SAT 5064
ACT 4514

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,275
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)

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Bluefield, WV

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).

Bluefield State College
219 Rock Street
Bluefield, WV 24701

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
42%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
47%
6-11
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
59%
12-17
34%
6-11
1%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 441
Declined + 49
Total Received 490

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Jo-Ann Robinson
Vice President Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
P: 800 344-8892 (in-state), 800 654-7798 (out-of-state)
F: 304 325-4215
bscadmit@bluefieldstate.edu

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,176

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,488
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $9,488
Average Financial Aid - $3,176
Total with Avg. Aid $6,312
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 304 327-4020
tmartin@bluefieldstate.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jo-Ann Robinson
Vice President Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
jrobinson@bluefieldstate.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

basketball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

swimming

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Athletic Directors

John Lewis (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jamal Williams (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director Of Compliance & Sports Information
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Big Blue
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Applied Science
Business Administration
Civil Engineering Technology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice Administration
Early/Middle Education
Electrical Engineering Technology
Engineering Management
Health Services Management
Humanities
Imaging Science
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nursing
Radiologic Technology
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Social Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Early/middle Education
  3. Social Science

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,275

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,275
students

Female
64%
821

Male
36%
454

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

985
students

Female
63%
620

Male
37%
365

23%

290
students

Female
70%
201

Male
30%
89

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Jennifer Johnson
Admissions Counselor
304 327 4066
jjohnson@bluefieldstate.edu

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