Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, WV

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
4%
500-599
34%
400-499
53%
300-399
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
32%
400-499
44%
300-399
21%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
24-29
5%
18-23
40%
12-17
54%
6-11
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
46%
12-17
44%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 446
Declined + 29
Total Received 475
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Public

1,241

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Regents B.a.
  3. Imaging Sciences
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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 1,241
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)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  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
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
34%
400-499
53%
300-399
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
32%
400-499
44%
300-399
21%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
24-29
5%
18-23
40%
12-17
54%
6-11
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
46%
12-17
44%

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

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 446
Declined + 29
Total Received 475

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

Anthony Underwood
Chief Enrollment and Financial Aid Officer
P: 800 344-8892 (in-state), 800 654-7798 (out-of-state)
F: 304 325-4215
bscadmit@bluefieldstate.edu

Financial Aid

47%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,018.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,488
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $9,488
Average Financial Aid - $3,018
Total with Avg. Aid $6,470
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Anthony Underwood
Chief Enrollment Officer
aunderwood@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 D. 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. 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

1,241

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,241
students

Female
64%
799

Male
36%
442

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

950
students

Female
64%
607

Male
36%
343

24%

291
students

Female
66%
192

Male
34%
99

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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
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 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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