Academic Excellence

The following list of accolades recognizes Bluefield College's excellence in the ever-changing landscape of higher education.

The Affordable Colleges Foundation ranked BC among the Best Online Colleges for 2015-16 and also third among the Best Online Colleges in Virginia for 2016.

The Bluefield College Department of Business was granted membership into the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a global network of 1,400 businesses and organizations comprised of 40,000 faculty and 1,000,000 students majoring in business and accounting worldwide.

Christian Universities Online ranked BC among the 50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges and Universities in the U.S. (read more) and among the Top 50 Christian Colleges with the Lowest Student Debt in 2016 (read more).

CorrectionalOfficer.org ranked BC the #1 Top Supporting Corrections and Criminal Justice offering in Virginia.

BC was ranked among the Top Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media in 2017 (read more) and in MAE&T’s 2018 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities.

OnlineColleges.net ranked BC among the Best Online Colleges and Most Affordable Online Colleges in Virginia in 2017.

BC was ranked among the Top Tier Colleges in the South in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges: 2017.” Read more.

Bluefield College has been selected for the third year in a row as one of the top colleges in Virginia in Virginia Living magazine’s “State of Education 2017” issue. Read more.

TheBestSchools.org ranked Bluefield College's online early childhood education bachelor’s degree program and its online human services bachelor's degree program among the best in the country.

Bluefield College was ranked among BestColleges.com's Best Online Bachelor's in Human Services degrees for 2017. Scored on affordability, flexibility, and student success, OnlineColleges.com also ranked BC's human services program number six in the nation for 2018.

Zippia.com ranked BC's nursing and criminal justice programs among the best in Virginia in 2017.

Schools.com ranked Bluefield College's management and leadership program number seven in the nation for 2018 using several factors, including affordability, flexibility and student success.

Athletes of Valor partnered with Bluefield College in order to drive an authentic and efficient enrollment process for transitioning military members. The partnership specifically encourages military athletes who are interested in playing sports at the collegiate level to consider Bluefield College as the next phase in their life.

Military Advanced Education & Transition Top Colleges & Universities 2018