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4-Year School

Blackburn College

Carlinville, IL

Blackburn College

Overview

Blackburn College is a 4-year institution located in Carlinville, IL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 700 College Avenue
Carlinville, IL  62626
United States
Contact Mr. Justin Norwood
Director of Admissions
Email: justin.norwood@blackburn.edu
Phone: 217-854-5559

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

869
Applied
466
Accepted
566
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

532
Females Applied
297
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

337
Males Applied
169
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
3 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 528 480 570
SAT Math 518 460 570
ACT Composite 20 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,510
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Fees

8,100
Room & board
4,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

19,123
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,499
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,677
Avg. Loan Aid
4,607
Avg. Grant Aid
19,123
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
87%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

566
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.28%
Black or African American 12.12%
White or Caucasian 75.76%
Asian 1.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.32%
Other 2.14%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 69%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming Dance, Mission Improvable and Platinum Bingo

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Habitat for Humanity, Pre-Health Professions, Running Club, Trading Card Games and Spectrum

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

75
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 37
Male - 37
Female - 38