3000 College Drive Bluefield, VA 24605 540-326-4241
http://www.bluefield.edu admissions@bluefield.edu
About Bluefield College
  • Year of Foundation 1922
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 776
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 22%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,900
  • Room and Board $4,890
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 776
Bluefield College will be a nationally recognized Christ-centered liberal arts college, preparing innovative learners and transformational leaders to impact the world. Our Core ValuesPicture of Lansdell Hall We are a Christ-centered learning community and affirm our Baptist identity. We develop students’ potential through academic excellence and the intentional integration of faith, the liberal arts and professional studies. We create a caring community characterized by respect, support and encouragement for each member of our College community. We believe passionately in service above self and prepare compassionate, globally-minded students who impact their world.Bluefield College historian David Armbrister once said: “Who knows exactly where great ideas are born or plans come into being? Sometimes it is possible to put a finger on a beginning point, but not always.”
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Baptist Student Union; Residence Hall Bible Studies; GAP (Growth and praise meetings); Missions and Ministries "impact" team; Freshman Transfer Council; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Bluefield College Chrisitan Serv
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus welcome week(August), president's convocation(August), founder's day convocation (September(, duremedes christian emphasis week (September), Homecoming Weekend (October), Student Christmas Candelight dinner (December), The Staley Lecture Series (Spring), S
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society;
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Roanoke, VA, Charleston, WV
  • Distance to nearest train Hinton, WV
  • Distance to nearest bus Bluefield, WV (3)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 45%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 76,750
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, other
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,800
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 14,500
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10,254
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 208
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 50,800
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Counseling Services career, academic
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 20%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Various public school systems Various Law enforcement agencies
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,300
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 20%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural