Resources › For Students and Parents Blue Mountain College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Lowrey Administration Building. Courtesy of Blue Mountain College For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated April 22, 2018 Blue Mountain College Admissions Overview: Blue Mountain College has an acceptance rate of 99%, a very encouraging statistic for interested applicants. Students with high test scores and high grades are very likely to get in. Students interested in applying must send in scores from either the SAT or ACT, submit a high school transcript, and fill out an online application. There is no essay component of the application. Admissions Data (2016): Blue Mountain College Acceptance Rate: 97%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 480 / 540SAT Math: 420 / 660 SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 23ACT English: 17 / 24ACT Math: 17 / 24What these ACT numbers mean Blue Mountain College Description: Founded in 1873 by General Mark Perrin, BMC is located in Blue Mountain, Mississippi. Started as a women's college, Blue Mountain began admitting men in 2005 (some men were admitted earlier, if their education was church-related). Academically, Blue Mountain offers a range of programs--everything from Bible Studies, to Fine and Performing Arts, to Business, to Education. BMC offers a few Master's degrees in Education, as well. Students can join a number of clubs--both recreational and academic--or take part in service projects and religious gatherings as well. Athletically, the Blue Mountain Toppers compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in the Southern States Athletics Conference. Popular sports include basketball, cross country, golf, and softball/baseball. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 573 (546 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female91% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $11,212Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $5,839Other Expenses: $2,700Total Cost: $20,951 Blue Mountain College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 57%Average Amount of AidGrants: $8,739Loans: $4,681 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Psychology, Business Management, Elementary Education, Bible Studies, History, Biology, Performing Arts Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%Transfer-out Rate: 31%4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%6-Year Graduation Rate: 51% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Blue Mountain College, You May Also Like These Schools: Those looking for a small (less than 1,000 students) school in or near Mississippi should also check out Centenary College, Tougaloo College, and Millsaps College. Other great colleges in the South that are affiliated with the Baptist Church include Central Baptist College, Selma University, Carson-Newman University, and William Carey University. Blue Mountain College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.bmc.edu/vision_mission_goals.asp "Founded in 1873 as a Christian liberal arts college and affiliated since 1920 with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, Blue Mountain College assists students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, social awareness, and Christian character. To accomplish the mission the College recruits undergraduate and graduate students who are committed to scholarship, servant leadership, and service in church and community. The student-centered campus exhibits a climate of personal attention, respect, inclusion and high expectations. With the leadership of professionals who share the common bond of Christian faith and who are committed to excellence, students are guided to reach their God-given potential."