Bluefield College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Bluefield College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 980 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1922 and is the only school located in Bluefield, Virginia.

Bluefield College is affiliated with Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
At Bluefield College you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Bluefield College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Bluefield College is low at 54% (way below Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bluefield College is low - 46%. Roughly 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bluefield College is decent, 16:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,100
High
Average tuition pricing is high, about $23,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Bluefield College beyond tuition are about $800; which comes to a total of $24,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Bluefield College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
93%
Easy
According to government data, 669 applications were submitted and 624 were accepted; so it is very easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Bluefield College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Bluefield College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bluefield College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Bluefield College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,200 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Bluefield College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bluefield College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bluefield College, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, Virginia 24605, USA
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