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Bluefield College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Bluefield College

Website: http://www.bluefield.edu
Address: 3000 College Dr , Bluefield , Virginia - 24605
Phone: (276) 326-3682
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
477
204
273
Percent admitted
53%
48%
56%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
35%
53%
23%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
420
520
SAT Math
420
530
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
17
20
ACT English
16
21
ACT Math
16
22
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $15,000
Out-of-state tuition $15,000
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $6,560
On-campus other expenses $2,700
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
96%
-
Federal grant aid
45%
$3,545
State or local grant aid
82%
$2,899
Institutional grant aid
89%
-
Loan aid
79%
$4,925
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
736
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 745
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 51%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 47%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 33%
Men 30%
Women 35%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 27%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 33%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 33%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $12,305 $13,180 $15,640 $18,020 15.2%
Books and supplies $1,300 $1,100 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,032 $6,294 $6,560 $6,826 4.1%
Other $3,062 $2,910 $3,000 $4,154 38.5%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,310 $5,310 $5,460 $5,940 8.8%
Other $3,084 $3,084 $3,300 $3,396 2.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $6,894 $6,856 $7,360 $7,900 7.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $22,699 $23,484 $26,400 $30,200 14.4%
Off Campus $21,999 $22,674 $25,600 $28,556 11.5%
Off Campus with Family $20,499 $21,136 $24,200 $27,120 12.1%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Bluefield College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 835 366 469
Percent admitted 41% 35% 45%
Percent admitted who enrolled 58% 69% 51%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 101 82%
ACT 22 21%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 420 520
SAT Math 430 530
ACT Composite 17 20
ACT English 15 21
ACT Math 16 20

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 12/11/2009 -   Accredited