Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, NJ

Bloomfield, founded in 1868, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 12-acre campus is located in Bloomfield, 15 miles from New York City.

Website: www.bloomfield.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,947
Undergraduate
Students
(62.6%) 1,218 Women
(37.4%) 729 Men
53
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 3,623 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.69
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$41,900
Tuition and Fees
$29,950
Room and Board
$11,950
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$28,719
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
70
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Bloomfield Population
47,315
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
51.9% Black/African-American
29.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
9.9% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students
4.3% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
41%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
5.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
467 Franklin Street
City, State, Zip
Bloomfield, NJ 07003-9981
Phone
(973) 748-9000 x1230
Fax
(973) 748-0916
E-mail
admission@bloomfield.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 24

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Graded essay/term paper or personal essay required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 3,623 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 2,232 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 1,391 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
667 (30%) of 2,231 admitted students enrolled
Women
395 (28%) of 1,406 admitted students enrolled
Men
272 (33%) of 825 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
79% of 601 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.69
3.75 and Above
2%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
31%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
18 average
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
10%
Score of 18 - 23
38%
Score of 12 - 17
52%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 7%
Top quarter: 20%
Top half: 50%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
0%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$41,900
Tuition and Fees
$29,950
Room and Board
$11,950
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Final deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002597
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
503 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
476 (94.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
476 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
64 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$28,719
Need-Based Gift
Received by 451 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,699
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 389 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $349
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 206 (43.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
15 (3.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,010

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,767 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,645 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,642 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
249 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$27,426
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,569 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,703
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,366 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $282
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 764 (46.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
81 (4.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,208

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,169
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
70
Part-Time Faculty
160
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
190,095
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
390
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Bloomfield Population
47,315
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
12 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 82.3 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Newark
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Newark

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
64%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
security cameras in high-traffic areas, controlled access to dormitories

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis     x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis    
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, radio station, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, first ladies of bloomfield, green hearts environmental club, christian fellowship, team infinite, male empowerment network
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,947
Women
1,218 (62.6%)
Men
729 (37.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,767
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
51.9% Black/African-American
29.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
9.9% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students.
4.3% from 8 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
53

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
27.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
31.7%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
41%
Average Starting Salary
41%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
5.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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