How much does Bluefield State College cost?

Bluefield State College Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,488
Out-of-state $14,352
On-Campus Room and Board
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,300
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,673
$30,000-$48,000 $7,391
$48,000-$75,000 $10,610
$75,000-$110,000 $6,673
Over $110,000 $14,034

Bluefield State College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $6,683
Federal Grants 64% $4,428
Pell grants 57% $4,757
Other federal grants 7% $1,432
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 85% $3,712
Institutional grants or scholarships 33% $1,387
Student loan aid 39% $5,877
Federal student loans 39% $6,980
Other student loans 1% $6,939

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a foreign language class 192 Up to $5,000
Take a challenging class 320 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 225 Up to $2,100
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 154 Up to $1,500
Do community service 311 Up to $500
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000
Do an extracurricular activity 307 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bluefield State College Admissions

What is Bluefield State College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 94%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 62% of applicants
SAT Reading 390-480
SAT Math 390-500
SAT Writing 370-510
ACT Submissions 65% of applicants
Composite Score 16-21

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Bluefield State College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1379
Living on campus
Transfer Students 9%
Under Age 25 77%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Bluefield State College Graduation Success

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About Bluefield State College

The mission of Bluefield State College is to provide students an affordable, accessible opportunity for public higher education. An historically black institution, Bluefield State College prepares students for diverse professions, graduate study, informed citizenship, community involvement, and public service in an ever-changing global society. The College demonstrates its commitment to the student's intellectual, personal, ethical, and cultural development by providing a dedicated faculty and staff, quality educational programs, and strong student support services in a nurturing environment.


219 Rock Street
Bluefield, WV

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify