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#5 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

Bluefield State College

Bluefield, West Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
1,243
Bluefield State College overview
Location Bluefield, West Virginia
Online bluefieldstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Bluefield State College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Bluefield, West Virginia, Bluefield State College is a small four year public college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 792 prospective students applied, and 713 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 215 enrolled in the school.  949 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 294 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,584 plus fees of $96. Bluefield State College is ranked 862 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Bluefield State College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

Bluefield State College is rated within the lower 27% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Bluefield State College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 850/1070
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.41
Applications Accepted
90% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition
$7,584
In State Costs for Bluefield State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,200
Other Fees$96
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$24,680
Out of State Resident Tuition
$14,448
Out of State Costs for Bluefield State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,200
Other Fees$96
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$31,544

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$31,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
22% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bluefield State College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 29%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 16%
Engineering Technology 16%
Business 11%
Education 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237215 IPEDS survey data for Bluefield State College.

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