Resources › For Students and Parents Bluefield College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Bluefield College. Courtesy of Bluefield College For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process 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 Bluefield College Admissions Overview: Bluefield College is not a highly selective school; the acceptance rate is 85%, and students with good test scores and grades above average are likely to get in. Students are encouraged to visit the campus, and/or to talk with an admissions counselor before applying. Bluefield has an online application for students to fill out, complete with questions about extracurricular activities, academic interests, and religious background. Students must also submit high school transcripts, and scores from the SAT or ACT. Neither test is preferred more than the other, and students are free to submit either. Admissions Data (2016): Bluefield College Acceptance Rate: 85%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 390 / 500SAT Math: 400 / 510SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 17 / 21ACT English: 15 / 20ACT Math: 16 / 21What these ACT numbers mean Bluefield College Description: Located just a few feet from the border of West Virginia, Bluefield College is a private liberal arts college in Bluefield, Virginia. The location in the Appalachian Mountains will be a draw for outdoor lovers -- hiking, climbing, caving, kayaking, camping and other outdoor activities can be found in the surrounding area. The college is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and identifies itself as a Christ-centered learning community. Students can choose from over 20 majors with fields in business, communications, and psychology being the most popular. There are a number of clubs and activites to join, ranging from performing arts groups to religious clubs to service projects to recreational sports. Intercollegiate athletics are also popular at Bluefield, and the Rams compete in the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics), within the Appalachian Athletic Conference. Popular sports include football, soccer, track and field/cross country, and basketball. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 982 (969 undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female83% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $24,380Books: $420 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,928Other Expenses: $3,300Total Cost: $37,028 Bluefield College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 79%Average Amount of AidGrants: $14,451Loans: $6,334 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business, Criminal Justice, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Organizational Leadership, Human Services, Public Health, Exercise Science, Art, Biology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 61%4-Year Graduation Rate: 25%6-Year Graduation Rate: 32% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Bluefield College, You May Also Like These Schools: Other small yet accessible schools located in West Virginia include Wheeling Jesuit University, Bethany College, Glenville State College, and Ohio Valley University. Applicants looking for a school similar in size, academics, and location to Bluefield should also consider Brenau University, Union College, Milligan College, Columbia College, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Allen University, all of which are in the same athletic conference.