General Information About Blackburn College
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.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Presbyterian Church (USA)
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 912 Percent Admitted 54% Men Admitted 41% Women Admitted 65% Full Time Retention Rate 59%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 19 25 English 18 25 Math 17 25
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $14,286 Room & Board Charge $4,581 Books & Supplies Cost $700 Dorm Capacity 493
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 666 Native American 3 Asian 7 African American 52 Hispanic 9 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 573 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0