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Bluefield College

3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA

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Bluefield College is a nonprofit private institution located in Bluefield, Virginia and provides a large number of program options for students. The school's Baptist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. The school's limited space in terms of enrollment, around 700 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to class size and easier access to faculty.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. The most common standardized test scores among applicants accepted to Bluefield College are in the range of 16 - 21 for the ACT exam, or 810 - 1003 for the SAT exam. This school accepts roughly 50% of students applying annually. Of those admitted, about 26% of students registered for enrollment. More information from the admissions office can be found at bluefield.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $22,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing is available for students, which costs approximately $3,200 for the year. Bluefield College may provide financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Bluefield College Ramblin' Rams participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NAIA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study, and more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.bluefield.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Bluefield College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Bluefield College is about 980, with undergraduate students making up about 98% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $26,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $970 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$15,919
Receiving Student Loans87%$6,323
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Bluefield College may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Bluefield College has an overall graduation rate which is around 45%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years38%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2009)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2013)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2013)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Bluefield College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Mid-South Conference)
  • Basketball (Mid-South Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Bluefield College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Bluefield College for official up-to-date information.

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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
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    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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