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Bluefield University
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Private Not for Profit   4-Year
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Navy, Red, & White
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
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Bluefield University

Bluefield, Virginia
As Virginia’s premier Christ-centered liberal arts university, Bluefield University prepares innovative learners and transformational leaders to impact a changing world through its commitment of:
  • Christian in outlook, Baptist in tradition, and welcoming to each person
  • Academic excellence and life-long inquiry embracing the liberal arts tradition through the study of humanities, sciences, professional studies, and graduate programs
  • A diverse community characterized by integrity, mutual respect, support, and encouragement
  • Passion for helping students understand their life calling and become compassionate, globally minded servant leaders
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Academics
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College Fit
We are a small Christ-centered university in a small town setting. Our students attend classes on Monday-Friday between...see moreWe are a small Christ-centered university in a small town setting. Our students attend classes on Monday-Friday between 8-5. We offer atheletic and culutural events on campus for students that help roundout the student experience.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
BU does not charge an application fee
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Freshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and gr...see moreFreshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Tests
BU is test optional but Freshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) can submit SAT, ACT, or CLT scores t...see moreBU is test optional but Freshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) can submit SAT, ACT, or CLT scores to meet one of the three admissions requirements. If applicable, an official copy of their GED scores are required. Applicants whose native language is not English must also submit scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
We recommend students complete their application at least two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
We recommend students complete their application at least two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Academics
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College Fit
We are a small Christ-centered university in a small town setting. Our students attend classes on Monday-Friday between...see moreWe are a small Christ-centered university in a small town setting. Our students attend classes on Monday-Friday between 8-5. We offer atheletic and culutural events on campus for students that help roundout the student experience.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
We accept AP, IB, CLEP, and DSST results for college credit if the score earned meets college expectations. If you have...see moreWe accept AP, IB, CLEP, and DSST results for college credit if the score earned meets college expectations. If you have industry or military experience, please reach out to us to discuss these prior learning experiences.
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
General Education Programs
BU accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
BU does not charge an application fee
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended are required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Maximum Transfer Credits
90
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
We recommend students complete their application at least two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
We recommend students complete their application at least two weeks prior to the start of the semester.
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
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Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
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Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
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Credit for Military Experience
Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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