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Bluefield College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Bluefield, Virginia. Bluefield is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

35 Undergraduate Degrees
12 Graduate Degrees
$29,132 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
76% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Bluefield College?

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Contact details for Bluefield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605
Phone: 276-326-3682
Website: www.bluefield.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bluefieldcollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/blfdcollege

How Do I Get Into Bluefield College?

You can apply to Bluefield College online at: www.bluefield.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for Bluefield College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bluefield College?

76% Acceptance Rate
44% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 76%, Bluefield College may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Can I Afford Bluefield College?

$29,132 Net Price
85% Take Out Loans
12.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bluefield College is $29,132. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bluefield College, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $6,613 a year. That adds up to $26,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bluefield College is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Bluefield College Undergraduate Student Diversity

592 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 753 undergraduate students at Bluefield College, with 592 being full-time and 161 being part-time.

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There are also 212 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 592 full-time undergraduates at Bluefield College, 51% are male and 49% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bluefield College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 65
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 218
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 270

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Bluefield College. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 27 countries are represented at Bluefield College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Brazil, and Germany.

Online Learning at Bluefield College

328 Took All Classes Online
379 Took At Least One Class Online
6.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 379 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bluefield College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Bluefield College

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Bluefield College was $27,570 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Bluefield College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing #1 #1
Nursing Practice #13 #10
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #69 #63

Online Affordability Rankings of Bluefield College Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Bluefield College was $27,570 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Bluefield College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Nursing Practice #4 #4
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing #4 #4
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #19 #19

Online Growth Rankings of Bluefield College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bluefield College was 6.7%. This is the #1,050 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bluefield College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bluefield College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bluefield College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing #10
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #134
Nursing Practice #158

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bluefield College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing 35 0 35
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 12 12
Nursing Practice 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 12 47

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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