About Blackburn College
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.