Bluefield College

Bluefield, VA, USA
3.77 Average Rating

Bluefield College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in the state of Virginia. Each student is required to complete 10 chapel attendance credits per semester, with 80 necessary for graduation. The campus features a wide variety of state-of-the-art facilities, including the Cox Visual Arts Center, the Dome Gymnasium, and the Easley Library. Students at Bluefield College have the opportunity to enroll in the college’s in-depth Honors Program, which is designed to prepare students for graduate school with enhanced courses, research projects, and sound documentation of their college career from start to finish.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
61%
Out-Of-State Students
26%
36%
Submitting ACT
75%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 923
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
982
Total Number of Undergrads
969
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
72%
20-39 Students
26%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,778
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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.
$24,800
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.
$24,800
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.
$8,843
Books and Supplies
$460

Aid & Grants

0
100
65%
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.
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,451
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.
99%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,654
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$11,860

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.
79%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,334
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.
$13,460
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.
$215
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
13
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
61%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Ram
School Colors
Red/Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mid-South Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
Bluefield College is a very nice, small college nestled in a mountain in Bluefield Virgina. Everyone from the administration to the professors know who you are. A christian oriented college with values for life and fulfilling your education to excel in the world after graduation.
Haley from Vinton, VA
i would rate bluefield college on a scale of 1-10 a nine. bluefield is a small christian school that has small classes where i feel i can succeed better academically. the environment has a warm, safe and relaxing feel to it which can help me feel at home. i can't wait til get on campus!!!
SC
Bluefield College is the best school I have been to. This school is small but that the best part , the teacher get to know you and personal with you.
Sierra from Bluefield, VA
Very friendly people. Professors are very helpful and always concerned. As far as having fun, it is what you make it.
Current Student
The staff and faculty are great and friendly. With such a small student body, the classes are also small and more personal. The coursework itself is not too hard if you are willing to work.
Anonymous
Bluefield College is a private college. It has a great Teacher Education program. Now, it is also offering a Master's degree.
ytrkptl
ITS a small beautiful college with so much to offer then just book education, i hear the teachers are very professional and personal as well, helping you whenever you need help,nestled in the mts, my blfd college.
Muneeza from Bluefield, VA
Bluefield College is a wonderful place to be. Everyone, including students and faculty, are kind. They are willing to do anything to help you.
Katie from Woodbridge, VA

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