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Bluefield State College

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Rating

Public

Type

1,456

Students

$14,352

Tuition

94%

Acceptance

#1592

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Bluefield, WV

219 Rock Street, Bluefield, WV 24701-2198

Bluefield State College is a small historically black public college located in Bluefield, WV ranked 30thin West Virginia. It has a total of 1,456 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 94.47% of applicants. Bluefield State College offers 21 different majors and is best known for its civil engineering technologiesand industrial management programs, which are respectively ranked 18th and 38th in the United States. With a tuition cost of $7,488 for students from West Virginia and $14,352 for those from out-of-state, Bluefield State College is moderately priced. 20.67% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $26,600 per year, which is 36% less than the national median.

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Cost

$14,352/Year
Above Average

Bluefield State College

$14,352

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$16,552/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$9,869/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

94%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Bluefield State College

94%

National

69%
Sat

780 - 980

62% of students submit

Admissions Yield

45%

ACT

15 - 19

65% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

1,456Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

94

Part-Time

1
Male

35%

In-state

83%

Female

65%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

28%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
20% General Studies15% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8% Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer57% Others

20% General Studies

15% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8% Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

57% Others

General Studies

20%

36 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

15%

28 Graduates

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

8%

14 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

7%

13 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

11 Graduates

Accounting

6%

11 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

5%

10 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

5%

10 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

58,482

Academic Spend per Student

$7,211

Full-time Retention Rate

64%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$25,600/Year

Bluefield State College

$25,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$25,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$26,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

20%