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Bluefield State College

Website: http://www.bluefieldstate.edu
Address: 219 Rock St , Bluefield , West Virginia - 24701
Phone: (304) 327-4000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Fringe Rural
Campus housing No
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
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 No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
445
185
260
Percent admitted
72%
74%
70%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
71%
70%
73%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
410
510
SAT Math
420
530
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
16
21
ACT English
15
21
ACT Math
16
19
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,272
Out-of-state tuition $8,568
Books and supplies $1,600
On-campus room and board -
On-campus other expenses -
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
85%
-
Federal grant aid
66%
$3,142
State or local grant aid
27%
$2,760
Institutional grant aid
34%
-
Loan aid
68%
$1,729
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
1,868
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,902
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 58%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 40%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 6%
Men 5%
Women 7%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 7%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 25%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 25%

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          
In-state $3,648 $3,984 $4,272 $4,596 7.6%
Out-of-state $7,760 $8,160 $8,568 $9,000 5.0%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,600 $1,600 $1,600 0.0%
Living arrangement          
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,000 $6,000 $6,400 $6,400 0.0%
Other $2,640 $2,840 $3,100 $3,100 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,640 $2,840 $3,100 $3,100 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
Off Campus $13,488 $14,424 $15,372 $15,696 2.1%
Off Campus with Family $7,488 $8,424 $8,972 $9,296 3.6%
Out-of-state          
Off Campus $17,600 $18,600 $19,668 $20,100 2.2%
Off Campus with Family $11,600 $12,600 $13,268 $13,700 3.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Bluefield State College

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 463 173 290
Percent admitted 83% 93% 77%
Percent admitted who enrolled 78% 75% 81%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 24 12%
ACT 161 81%
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 410 530
SAT Math 420 530
ACT Composite 16 21
ACT English 15 21
ACT Math 16 19

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1951 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/14/1997 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers 1/1/1979 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 9/1/1954 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 1/1/1978 -   Accredited
 
 

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