Bluefield College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia


Located just a few feet from the border of West Virginia, Bluefield College is a private liberal arts college in Bluefield, Virginia. The location in the Appalachian Mountains will be a draw for outdoor lovers -- hiking, climbing, caving, kayaking, camping and other outdoor activities can be found in the surrounding area. The college is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and identifies itself as a Christ-centered learning community. Students can choose from over 20 majors with fields in business, communications, and psychology being the most popular. Athletics are also popular at Bluefield, and the Rams compete in the NAIA Appalachian Athletic Conference.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 736
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 736
Faculty: 37

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 43%
Percent Female: 57%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 33%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

3000 College Dr
Bluefield Virginia 24605


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Main Phone: 276-326-3682

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 16 21
English 15 20
Math 16 21
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 400 510
Math 410 493

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 49%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -49%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 3300

Room and Board: 7390

Tuition and Fees: 19980

Total Cost: 31870

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7396

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 76%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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