Bluefield State College

country rank  1534
world rank  5341

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University Overview

Established in 1895, Bluefield State College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Bluefield (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Bluefield State College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bluefield State College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Bluefield State College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1895
Motto Making Education Possible
Colours Royal blue and gold

University Location

Address 219 Rock Street
Bluefield (population range: 10,000-49,999)
24701 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 327 4000
F +1 (304) 325 7747

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 219 Rock Street
Bluefield 24701
+1 (304) 327 4065
800 654 7798

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bluefield State College's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Affiliations

  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WVHEPC)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018