Bluefield College

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Bluefield College can be found in Bluefield, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,300 students enrolled per year at Bluefield College.

Most of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score within the range of 900 - 1070, or got accepted with an ACT score between 16 - 22. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Bluefield College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.14. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bluefield College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Bluefield College was reported as 99.4% in Fall 2020 with over 1,530 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Bluefield College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Bluefield College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bluefield College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 84.8%
  • 2017-2018: 91.1%
  • 2018-2019: 95.4%
  • 2019-2020: 99.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 88.2%

How Does Bluefield College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bluefield College is seventy-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bluefield State College94.5%
Concord University81.9%
West Virginia University Institute of Technology51.1%
Emory & Henry College73.1%
Roanoke College74.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bluefield College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 540
Math450 - 530
Total Score900 - 1070
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 21
Math15 - 22
Composite Score16 - 22
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