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Bluefield State, founded in 1895, is a public college. Its 45-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Bluefield.

Website: www.bluefieldstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,362
Undergraduate
Students
(61.8%) 842 Women
(38.2%) 520 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 653 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.34
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,056
Out-of-state: $13,536
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$3,300
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
75
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 44% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Bluefield Population
10,502
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Big Blue Devil
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
1.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.0% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.1%
First-Year Students Returning
68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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