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Bluefield University
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  • 4 Year
  • BLUEFIELD, VA

Report Card

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

About

3000 COLLEGE AVENUE
BLUEFIELD, VA 24605
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Mid-South Conference
From Bluefield University

Bluefield University is a Christ-centered learning community preparing servant leaders. Holding many best rankings like being known for its affordability, low debt burden for graduates, service to military personnel, and a beautiful campus in the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia. We serve as the academic home for nearly 1,200 students on-campus and online. Bluefield University is Christian in outlook, Baptist in tradition, and welcoming to each person. Over 40 programs of study, all accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Faculty and staff are excited to help you discover your calling and develop the skills you need to serve the world.

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Bluefield University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
99%
SAT Range
900-1070
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$23,054 / 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
$14,262 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
43%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 7 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    67%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
781 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
158
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
45%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Caring
    33%
  • Unique
    33%
  • Average joe
    17%
  • Lively
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
40%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 15 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Home away from home
    33%
  • ........never again..
    22%
  • Awesome! Couldn't think of a better place to be!
    11%
  • Cultivate
    11%
  • Honorable
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 5 responses

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