FINANCIAL AID RATE99%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO11:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$17,610
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
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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
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
- 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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$14,391|
|Receiving Student Loans||73%||$4,884|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Blackburn College may offer student services like:
- Distance learning
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
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)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Blackburn College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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