52%

Acceptance Rate

$14,391

Avg.Financial Aid

001639

FAFSA Code

About Blackburn College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

566

Website

www.blackburn.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Carlinville, Illinois, Blackburn College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. At Blackburn College, the total enrolment stands at 485. The school has an academic staff of 44 who teach various courses to the students. Speaking of gender distribution, there are around 56% of the students who are females and 44% are males at Blackburn College. At BC, around 93% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Mary Hunter Austin, Craig Stowers, Truman H. Landon, and Lois B. DeFleur. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 34 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission, and Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

700 College Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2178543231
Fax: 2178543713
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Blackburn College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

52%

SAT Range

960 - 1140

ACT Range

18 - 22

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Blackburn College has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 910-1110 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Blackburn College is 20. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626, or call (217) 854-3231.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,174

Average Annual Cost

$22,000

Books And Supplies

$700

Other Fees

$410

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,930

Budget For Other Expenses

$950

Total One Year Cost

$31,990

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to BC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $32,110 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($23,510), books and supplies ($700), room and boarding ($8,100), and budget for other expenses ($1,600). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

9 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

9 Graduates

Psychology, General

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

6 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

3 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

566

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

60%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

3% Unknown

12% Black

4% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

83%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,165 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,330/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,330/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Beavers

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At BC, $8,100 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,391

Students Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,427

Students Receiving State Aid

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,469

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,326

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$15,489

$30K - $48K

$17,805

$48K - $75K

$16,127

$75K - $110K

$11,674

> $110K

$10,674

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$212,667

The financial aid department of Blackburn College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,650, whereas the financial aid is $8,927. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,210 and institutional aid worth $8,927. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Blackburn College amount to $212,667 per annum.

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