Private 4 Year

Bluefield College Admission Requirements

Bluefield, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Bluefield College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Bluefield College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Bluefield College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Bluefield College is 76%.  It ranks #23 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Bluefield College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 688 out of 905 applicants were admitted.

Bluefield College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.09. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Bluefield College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 31.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Bluefield College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Bluefield College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Bluefield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Bluefield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Bluefield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Bluefield College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Bluefield College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Bluefield College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bluefield College was 3.09 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.09 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bluefield College accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bluefield College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 23.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 14.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 19.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 13.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

High School Class Rank

51% of Bluefield College freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bluefield College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6.3%
Top 25% of class 23.8%
Top 50% of class 49%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Bluefield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 401 504 905
Accepted 300 388 688
Acceptance Rate 75% 77% 76%
Enrolled 54 83 137
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 21% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 31, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 206 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 31, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bluefield College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bluefield College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Bluefield College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bluefield College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231554 IPEDS survey data for Bluefield College.


Does Bluefield College prefer SAT or ACT?

69% of students submit their SAT scores to Bluefield College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Bluefield College?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Bluefield College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.