Bluefield State College: Ranking & Review

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Bluefield State College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%82%81%
Applicants577193384
Admissions470158312
Enrolled undergraduates22284138
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,379506873

1,037 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

227 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores26
Percent of students submitting SAT scores12%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
540
Math
485

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores196
Percent of students submitting ACT scores88%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
18
ACT Math
18

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Bluefield State College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$23,028$29,332
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Bluefield State College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,728$13,032
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$279$541

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs662187
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields253661
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3333
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3232
Education2525
Social Sciences1919
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1414
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
Grand Total91199290

A total of 290 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bluefield State College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%28%17%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Founded1895
MottoMaking Education Possible
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Bluefield State College is to provide students an affordable, accessible opportunity for public higher education. An historically black institution, Bluefield State College prepares students for diverse professions, graduate study, informed citizenship, community involvement, and public service in an ever-changing global society. The College demonstrates its commitment to the student's intellectual, personal, ethical, and cultural development by providing a dedicated faculty and staff, quality educational programs, and strong student support services in a nurturing environment.
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff190
Instructional FTE91
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebluefieldstate.edu
Address219 Rock St
Bluefield, West Virginia, 24701
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population42,000
Phone3043274000
Fax+1 (304) 325 7747

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