219 Rock Street Bluefield, WV 24701 304-327-4065
http://www.bluefieldstate.edu bscadmit@bluefieldstate.edu
About Bluefield State College
  • Year of Foundation 1895
  • Size of Campus 40 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,708
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65%, 35%, 5%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,114 in-state, $6,894 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 3,092
The mission of Bluefield State College is to provide students an affordable, accessible opportunity for public higher education. An historically black institution, Bluefield State College prepares students for diverse professions, graduate study, informed citizenship, community involvement, and public service in an ever-changing global society. The College demonstrates its commitment to the student’s intellectual, personal, ethical, and cultural development by providing a dedicated faculty and staff, quality educational programs, and strong student support services in a nurturing environment. Bluefield State College is committed to being the region's leading institution of higher education. Embracing the diversity that shapes our world, the College strives to assist students from all walks of life to achieve their personal and professional goals. Using the expertise of faculty and staff, along with the commitment of its students and alumni, Bluefield State College will continue to strive for excellence in learning, service to the community, and advancements in research. Proficiency in these areas enables the Institution and its graduates to make important contributions at the community, state, national, and global levels.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Black History Month; Homecoming; Big Blue Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi; Bluefield State's Honor College; Gamma Beta Phi; Kappa Delta Pi; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Theta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu; Pinnacle Honor Society
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Christian Fellowship Organization; Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 8%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization, Minorities on the Move
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Hinton, WV (40)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bluefield, WV (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Roanoke, VA (100), Charleston, WV (110)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 0%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 77,046
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 118
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 450
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 5
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 5,820
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 30
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Employed Students after 1 year 64%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs WV Division of Highways Virginia Department of Transportation Georgia Department of Transportation CONSOL Massey Energy Company Smith Services Celanese Corporation Connweld Industries VIKA Corte Construction General Electric
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village