467 Franklin Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003 973-748-9000
http://www.bloomfield.edu admission@bloomfield.edu
About Bloomfield College
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 12.5 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor's , Post-Bachelor's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,212
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65%, 35%, 5%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 2,131
College is one of the most exciting times in life, and the school you choose so often determines the opportunities you’ll have after graduation. You owe it to yourself to earn a degree in a place where your success-both at academic and personal levels-comes first. At Bloomfield College, you will be well-positioned to make a difference in the world starting from day one. Our student resources, commitment to innovation, and individualized attention will help you to turn your dreams into action and accomplishment.Since 1868, Bloomfield College has educated thousands of students from all over the world, currently making it one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in the country. With its beginnings as the German Theological School founded by the Presbytery of Newark in 1868, the College has evolved with the changing populations to become one of New Jersey’s best private colleges, serving a diverse population and graduating thousands of first generation students.From the original nine students who graduated in 1874 as German-speaking Presbyterian ministers to the more than 2200 students enrolled in Bloomfield College today, the mission has been focused on global education: to prepare students to attain academic, personal and professional excellence in a multicultural and global society.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) BC Bible Study, Gospel Choir
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ALAS - Association of Latin American Students, Haitian Student Association, Chi Phi Sigma - Carribean Fraternity, Lambda Theta Alpha - Latino Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta - African American Sorority, Lambda Sigma Upsilon - Latin
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fest, Spring Formal, Who's Number One, Versatile Entertainment Party, Team Infinite/Male Empowerment Network Party, Tastes and Sounds of Latin America (ALAS)
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi - national academic honor society; Delta Mu Delta - business honor society; Psi Chi - national honor society for psychology majors; Kappa Delta Pi - education honor society
  • Setting Suburban
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark, NJ (10), New York City - LaGuardia Airport (26)
  • Distance to nearest train Newark, NJ (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Newark, NJ (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 66%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 17%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (49%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (1%), apartment for single students, other housing options (48%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 28%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Art Gallery; Technology and Media Center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 75
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 25
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 59
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities New state-of-the-art library contains air-conditioned reading rooms, study group rooms, and many more internet connections to dozens of data banks.
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 25
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Books in Library 70,000
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 456
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Seton Hall University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,600
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Verizon, Prudential Financial, MBNA, Newark Board of Education, American International Group, Bank of America, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Champion Mortgage, Penn Federal Savings Bank, Montainside Hospital, Honey well, Short Hills Surgery Center
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 29%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town