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Blackburn, founded in 1837, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 80-acre campus is located in Carlinville, 60 miles from St. Louis, Mo.

Website: blackburn.edu/

Private
Co-ed
566
Undergraduate
Students
(%Not Reported) Women
(%Not Reported) Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 869 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
518 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
528 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$33,260
Tuition and Fees
$23,510
Room and Board
$8,100
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Freshman Award
$19,499
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,677
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
38
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Carlinville Population
5,813
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
69% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Beavers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
12.4% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.4% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
2.1% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
99%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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