95%

Acceptance Rate

$14,989

Avg.Financial Aid

003703

FAFSA Code

About Bluefield College (BC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,156

Website

www.bluefield.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.

Baptist

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

3000 College Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2763263682
Fax: 2763264288
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Bluefield College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

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.

95%

SAT Range

898 - 1063

ACT Range

16 - 20

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity 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 900-1070 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 16 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Bluefield College is 19. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, Virginia 24605. To gather more information, they can call them at (276) 326-3682.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$21,574

Average Annual Cost

$25,290

Books And Supplies

$460

Other Fees

$770

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

$9,024

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,300

Total One Year Cost

$38,844

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $39,504 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($27,036), books and supplies ($440), room and boarding ($9,356), and budget for other expenses ($3,550). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

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.

51%

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

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

51 Graduates

Human Services, General

41 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

38 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

38 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

19 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

8 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Psychology, General

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Graphic Communications

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

947

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

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

3% Unknown

23% Black

4% Hispanic

3% 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

43%

Out Of State

57%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$55,034 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 70% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

70%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,300/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,254/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,254/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Ram

School Colors

red, white, and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-South Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,356 per year for living on campus.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,900/year

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

$0$100,000

$17,834

$26,750

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.

$185 - 278

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.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,989

Students Receiving Federal Grants

61%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,760

Students Receiving State Aid

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,931

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,075

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$14,122

$30K - $48K

$15,084

$48K - $75K

$16,647

$75K - $110K

$13,492

> $110K

$14,596

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,181,465

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$893,268

In case the students at Bluefield College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,405, whereas the financial aid is $10,833. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,772 and institutional aid worth $10,833. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Bluefield College amount to $2,181,465 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $893,268.

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