951
Students
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16,862
Avg. Financial Aid
91
91%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Bluefield College is a Comprehensive institution located in Bluefield, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3000 College Avenue
Bluefield, VA  24605-1799
United States
Contact Mr. Matthew Hamilton
Director of Traditional Admissions
Email: mrh263676@bluefield.edu
Phone: 276-326-4602
Fax: 276-326-4395

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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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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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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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,521
Applied
1,386
Accepted
951
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

752
Females Applied
702
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

769
Males Applied
684
Males Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.11
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

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
SAT Critical Reading 501 440 545
SAT Math 488 430 540
ACT Composite 20 16 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,520
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Fees

770
Full-time student fees
9,024
Room & board
3,770
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,862
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,689
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,823
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,176
Avg. Loan Aid
6,244
Avg. Grant Aid
13,152
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

951
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.69%
Black or African American 22.72%
White or Caucasian 61.23%
Asian 0.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 4.57%
Other 1.85%

Gender

Male (46.69%)
Female (53.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 61%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Dance, Spring Formal and Mud Pig Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Union Board, Student Government Association and Arts Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
night security patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

110
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 67
Male - 54
Female - 56