Bluefield State College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: West Virginia


Bluefield State has emerged as a four-year state supported commuter college serving south-eastern West Virginia with a primary thrust in the direction of career and technical two and four year programs. The liberal arts offerings of the College are focused to enhance its unique mission. We offer baccalaureate and associate degrees. Instructional programs are offered in engineering technologies, business, teacher education, arts and sciences, nursing and health science professions, and a variety of career fields. Students may also complete the non-traditional Regents Bachelor of Arts degree through us. Bluefield State College offers a wide variety of courses off campus and through distance.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1868
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Undergraduate Students: 1868
Faculty: 76

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1

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Contact Information

219 Rock St
Bluefield West Virginia 24701


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Main Phone: 304-327-4000

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Admissions Contact:
Kenny Mandeville
Director, Admissions

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA required for transfer admission consideration is 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is D.

Credits (Min/Max):
Max credits accepted from a 2-year is 72, 96 from a 4-year. You must earn 16 credits at Bluefield State to earn an associate degree and 12 to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have fewer than 26 earned credit hours, official ACT/SAT scores are required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Bluefield State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is not asked on the application.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:
If you were born after 1/1/1957, an immunization record of MMR is required.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 364

Transfers Accepted: 276

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 76%

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General Financial Aid Information:
Student financial aid is available from federal, state and institutional sources. Application forms for federal programs may be obtained from the College Financial Aid Office or from high school guidance counselors.

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