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Blackburn College
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  • 4 Year
  • CARLINVILLE, IL

Blackburn College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$5,230 / year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 35 responses
Poll
50%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 14 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,590 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 11 responses
  • Dining Hall
    45%
  • Snack bar
    45%
  • The ice cream
    9%
33%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 12 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 10 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    20%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    60%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    10%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    10%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
67%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 9 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 6 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    67%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    17%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    17%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 7 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    29%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    29%
  • We have campus police?
    43%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 16 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    31%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    69%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Music
Music Ensembles
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
  • Platinum Bingo
    38%
  • Soccer
    25%
  • Pigger/Homecoming weekend
    13%
  • Theatre
    13%
  • Volleyball
    13%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 10 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    20%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    30%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    30%
  • Parties? What parties?
    20%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 7 responses
  • Homecoming
    43%
  • I would say Halloween or Spring break
    29%
  • Dorm parties
    14%
  • Graduation
    14%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 12 responses

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