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ACCEPTANCE RATE

57.14%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

99%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

11:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$17,610

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Blackburn College (BHC)

6600-34th Avenue, Moline, IL

Blackburn College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Carlinville, Illinois, which is a predominantly rural area. The school's Presbyterian Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Blackburn College, with only approximately 600 students enrolled, offers a low student to teacher ratio and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.

Students can select from many areas of study, including:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Most students at Blackburn College scored within the range of 18 to 23 on the ACT exam. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Blackburn College, with 31 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $18,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their costs. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for around a cost of $2,900 per year. Blackburn College may offer financial aid for students that qualify by way of grants and loans.

The Blackburn College "Battlin' Beavers" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available sports offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.blackburn.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Blackburn College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Blackburn College is around 570 students, where graduate students make up roughly 30% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $24,000-$28,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $770-$920 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$14,391
Receiving Student Loans73%$4,884
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Blackburn College may offer student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Intercollegiate Athletics

Blackburn College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (St. Louis Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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