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Blackburn College
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  • 4 Year
  • CARLINVILLE, IL

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Blackburn is a private, Christian college located in Carlinville, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 467 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Blackburn acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Biology, Business, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 41% of students, Blackburn alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.

About

700 COLLEGE AVE
CARLINVILLE, IL 62626
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Blackburn Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1110
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$16,175 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,804 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 10 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
467 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Independent
    67%
  • Weird
    33%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 8 responses
Poll
83%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 12 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Unique
    60%
  • Hardworking
    40%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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