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Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, MS, USA
4.35 Average Rating

Blue Mountain College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Tippah County, Mississippi. Students are required to attend chapel weekly on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. BMC offers majors and minors in over 40 areas of study, awarding both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. The college also offers online degrees in Psychology and Business Administration, which feature courses with an 8-week structure that have six starting dates throughout the year.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Southern Baptist
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
99%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
SAT is checked
Yes
ACT
ACT is checked
Yes
Transcript
Transcript is not checked
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
77%
Out-Of-State Students
21%
95%
Submitting ACT
2%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1067
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
952
Total Number of Undergrads
925
Academic Calendar

Semester

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
61%
20-39 Students
31%
40-99 Students
5%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,483
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$17,380
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$17,380
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,120
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
49%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,693
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,605
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$8,642

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
51%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,890
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$11,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$165

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
37
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups is not checked
No
On Campus Women's Center
On Campus Women's Center is not checked
No

Housing

0
100
59%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Topper
School Colors
navy and gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
24-HR security patrol is checked
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Campus emergency phones is checked
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
80%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,200

What Students Are Saying

4.35 Average Rating
This is the ideal college for students desiring a close knit college community and desiring to receive a Christ-based education. Strong programs in education and ministry make BMC the ideal place for one seeking a degree in those fields.
Courtney from Southaven, MS
Blue Mountain College is a great place to gain experience in various opportunities. They present opportunities that are not only relevant to your major, but also those that are compatible to one's interests and help to develop social skills. Blue Mountain is focused on the interests and goals of the students which is evident in the encouragement and servitude of the faculty and staff.
Nikki from Belle Rive, IL
It has a beautiful campus and loving faculty and students. It has Christian values that it lives by. Everyone is nice to you no matter if they know you or not.
Ciara from Holly Springs, MS

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