93%

Acceptance Rate

$9,344

Avg.Financial Aid

002398

FAFSA Code

About Blue Mountain College (BMC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

640

Website

www.bmc.edu

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

SACSCOC

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

Southern Baptist

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

Yes

Blue Mountain College, which is located in Blue Mountain, MS is a private, Southern Baptist university. In addition to over 588 undergraduate students, BMC also boasts of over 13 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 601. The school has a total of 37 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Blue Mountain College has an ethnically diverse student population. At BMC around 77% are white, 12% are Black or African American, and 4% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 89% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The average earnings, of the graduates, of this institute stands at $31,400 with 85% being the employment rate six years after graduation. 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. BMC offers a total of 40 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

201 W Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6626854771
Fax: 6626854776
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Rankings

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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.

93%

SAT Range

890 - 1030

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to BMC is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. The SAT score in the range of 1040-1170 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Blue Mountain College is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 201 W Main St, Blue Mountain, Mississippi 38610-9509, or call (662) 685-4771.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$12,499

Average Annual Cost

$10,690

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,894

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

$6,554

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,097

Total One Year Cost

$23,435

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BMC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $26,182. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($14,100), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($7,100), and budget for other expenses ($3,782). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

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

73%

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

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

19 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

9 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

631

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

50%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

0% Unknown

11% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

74%

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

$44,969 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 90% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

90%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Topper

School Colors

navy and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

4

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,100 per year for living on campus. At Blue Mountain College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BMC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. The number of female and male students at the college are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,221

$19,221

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.

$199 - 199

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.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,344

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,293

Students Receiving State Aid

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,942

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,280

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,698

$30K - $48K

$12,019

$48K - $75K

$10,222

$75K - $110K

$5,891

> $110K

$5,758

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,852,195

The financial aid department of Blue Mountain 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 financial aid at Blue Mountain College is around $7,830 and the federal grant is $4,766. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,541 and institutional aid worth $7,830. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Blue Mountain College amount to $1,852,195 per annum.

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