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Blackburn College Scholarships

700 College Ave Tuition In/Out-State: $17,282 / $17,282 Total Fall Enrollment: 598
Carlinville , IL 62626 Books and Supplies: $700 Applicants Admitted: 68%
(800) 233-3550 On-campus Room and Board: $5,432 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99% Undergraduate Application Fee: $20 Receiving Institutional Aid: 71% , $3,849 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Blackburn College General Information

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    Address 700 College Ave, Carlinville, IL 62626
    Phone Number (800) 233-3550
    Web Address
    Mission Statement Blackburn College, founded in 1837 and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), provides a coeducational student body with a rigorous, distinctive, and affordable liberal arts education that prepares graduates to be responsible, productive citizens. The Blackburn community values critical and independent thinking, leadership development, respect for all individuals, and lifelong learning. The College fosters a sense of service, community, and moral responsibility through its unique student-managed work program, its collegial concept of shared governance, and its faculty/staff mentor relationship with students.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, distant from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Blackburn College Size

    Total enrollment 598
    Enrolled full time 573
    Enrolled part time 25

    Blackburn College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 233
    Women enrolled full time 340
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 7%
    Hispanic 2%
    White/Non-Hispanic 82%
    Non-Resident Alien 0%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
  • Blackburn College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (800) 233-3550
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $20
    Applied 660
    Admitted 452
    Enrolled 142
    Admitted % 68%

    Blackburn College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended

    Blackburn College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 3%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score -
    Students submitting ACT 97%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 23
  • Blackburn College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $17,282
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $17,282
    Books and Supplies $700
    On-campus room and board $5,432 without $2640 work credit
    Off-campus room and board $1,500 without $2640 work credit

    Blackburn College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 99%
    Receiving Federal Grants 60% , $4,500 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 71% , $3,849 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 91% , $4,959 on average
  • Blackburn College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
    Latin American Studies 1
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
    Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 2
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 20
    Environmental Biology 4
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor
    Accounting 5
    Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 7
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 6
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 9
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
    Computer Science 2
    Education Bachelor
    Art Teacher Education 0
    Biology Teacher Education 1
    Elementary Education and Teaching 13
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 3
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8
    Social Science Teacher Education 4
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 3
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
    Spanish Language and Literature 1
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Bachelor
    Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
    History Bachelor
    History, General 4
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 3
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
    Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Bachelor
    Health and Physical Education, General 0
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 5
    Physical Sciences Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 2
    Psychology Bachelor
    Psychology, General 8
    Public Administration and Social Service Professions Bachelor
    Public Administration 1
    Security and Protective Services Bachelor
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 14
    Social Sciences Bachelor
    Political Science and Government, General 1
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
    Art/Art Studies, General 3
    Visual and Performing Arts, General 3
  • Blackburn College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline June 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due July 31
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by October 15
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit July 31

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman freshmanF returning returningR transfer transferT graduate graduateG
$4,652 Y N N N
$6,202 Y N N N
$7,754 Y N N N
$2,000 Y Y Y N
$15,506 Y N N N
$500 Y Y Y N
$5,428 Y N N N
$2,326 Y N N N
$4,652 N N Y N
$5,428 N N Y N
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