596
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,873
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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 Mrs. Alisha Kapp
Director of Admission
Email: alisha.kapp@blackburn.edu
Phone: 217-854-5110

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Human Resources Development Checkmark
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
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
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
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs Related Checkmark
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
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,001
Applied
517
Accepted
596
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

506
Females Applied
269
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

495
Males Applied
248
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.26
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

22,000
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Fees

410
Full-time student fees
7,930
Room & board
4,600
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,873
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,673
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,107
Avg. Loan Aid
5,163
Avg. Grant Aid
11,209
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
39%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

596
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.89%
Black or African American 12.24%
White or Caucasian 76.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 0.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 3.74%
Other 2.04%

Gender

Male (45.97%)
Female (54.03%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed 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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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
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No 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
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No 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

68
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 36
Male - 32
Female - 36