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Bloomfield College

Bloomfield, New Jersey

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Bloomfield College overview
Location Bloomfield, New Jersey
Online bloomfield.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Bloomfield College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Bloomfield College is a private institution situated in the suburban town of Bloomfield, New Jersey, approximately 15 miles from New York City. Established in 1868, the college offers a diverse array of undergraduate programs, with a focus on providing liberal arts education and professional studies in fields such as nursing, business, and the creative arts. The campus features a blend of historic and modern architecture, with facilities designed to support academic and extracurricular activities. Bloomfield College maintains a less selective admissions policy, aiming to provide broader access to higher education. On-campus housing is available, accommodating a significant portion of the student body. The college is particularly recognized for its programs in fields such as animation and digital media. However, it does not have a notable presence in intercollegiate athletics.

In the most recent statistical year 3,579 prospective students applied, and 2,798 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 235 enrolled in the school.  1,071 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 82 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $30,680 plus fees of $0. Bloomfield College is ranked 989 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Bloomfield College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.












Bloomfield College is rated within the lower 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 770/960
ACT 14/16
GPA 2.69

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Bloomfield College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,410
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $12,900
Budget for Other Expenses$2,952
Total One Year Cost$47,942

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

32% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bloomfield College students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 23%
Business 16%
Social Sciences 15%
Psychology 12%
Health Professions 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183822 IPEDS survey data for Bloomfield College.

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