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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: bluefieldstate.edu

Public
Co-ed
2,758
Undergraduate
Students
(63.3%) 1,746 Women
(36.7%) 1,012 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
90% of 490 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.00
SAT Math
515 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
505 average
460-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,056
Out-of-state: $13,536
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
49%
Average Freshman Award
$2,581
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,812
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
73
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Big Blue Devil
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
8.8% Black/African-American
1.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
0.8%
First-Year Students Returning
65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
15.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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