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Bluefield, founded in 1922, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 85-acre campus is located in Bluefield, 90 miles west of Roanoke.

Website: www.bluefield.edu/

Private
Co-ed
951
Undergraduate
Students
(53.3%) 507 Women
(46.7%) 444 Men
49
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 1,521 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.11
SAT Math
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
501 average
440-545 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
16-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,054
Tuition and Fees
$25,290
Room and Board
$9,024
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$17,762
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,855
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
43
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Bluefield Population
5,365
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Rams/Lady Rams
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
23.8% Black/African-American
4.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.1% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
3.8% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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