About Bluefield State College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Bluefield State College cost?

Bluefield State College Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,408
Out-of-state $12,876
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 $7,119
$30,000-$48,000 $7,119
$48,000-$75,000 $9,238
$75,000-$110,000 $13,131
Over $110,000 $15,425

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 97% $6,786
Federal Grants 76% $4,463
Pell grants 69% $4,499
Other federal grants 7% $1,487
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 71% $3,303
Institutional grants or scholarships 30% $1,487
Student loan aid 45% $6,129
Federal student loans 44% $7,028
Other student loans 1% $9,592

Bluefield State College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bluefield State College Admissions

What is Bluefield State College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 11% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-530
SAT Math 450-540
SAT Writing 370-510
ACT Submissions 87% of applicants
Composite Score 17-22

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Bluefield State College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1486
Living on campus
Transfer Students 41%
Under Age 25 71%
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 St
Bluefield, WV

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