Campus Information

Dedicated to being Virginia's premier Christ-centered liberal arts college, preparing critical thinkers and transformational leaders to impact a changing world, Bluefield College offers a challenging, innovative academic and co-curricular experience within a climate of diverse Christian tradition.

In covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia, the college is committed to developing students' potential through academic excellence and the integration of faith, the liberal arts, career-oriented programs, and service to God and the global community.

Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains in southwestern Virginia and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer baccalaureate degrees in 22 majors of study, including business, forensic science, graphic communication, criminal justice, teacher education, and Christian studies, Bluefield College is touted for its classroom technology, affordability, personalized instruction, and learning settings on the mission field and in countries abroad.

The college's fully-accredited Online Degree Program offers degree opportunities across the state in Criminal Justice, E-Business & Entrepreneurship, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Management & Leadership, and RN-BSN Nursing.

At Bluefield College, your experience is not just about college. It's about destiny or a calling. It's about becoming the person you were created to be. It's about a challenge – a challenge to find your purpose in life and to achieve your personal best.

Quick Facts about Bluefield College
Location - Main Campus   Located in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia, Bluefield is surrounded by stunning natural beauty and outdoor adventures in hiking, canoeing, skiing, rock-climbing, spelunking, and white-water rafting.
Other Regional Office Locations   Roanoke, Virginia 
Richmond, Virginia
Mailing Addresses   Main Campus 
3000 College Avenue
Bluefield, Virginia 24605 

Roanoke Office 
108 N. Jefferson Street, Suites 513, 514
Roanoke, Virginia 24016 

Richmond Office
One Paragon Place
6800 Paragon Place Suite 620
Richmond, VA 23230
Main Telephone Numbers   Main Campus (Bluefield): 800.872.0175 | 800.872.0176
Roanoke Regional Office: 800.817.3554 
Richmond Regional Office: 866.870.0293
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Date Founded   1922
Church Affiliation Baptist
Accrediting Agency   Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Degrees   BS, BA, MA
Academic Offerings   39
Average Class Size   15
Student to Faculty Ratio   11:1
Percentage of Faculty with Doctorate Degrees   61%
Library Services   Over 50 electronic databases, over 16,000 online and print magazines and journals, over 63,000 e-books, and 40,000+ print books.
Student Organizations 25
Athletic Affiliation   NAIA Division I – Appalachian Athletic Conference
Mascot   Ram
Students Receiving Financial Assistance   99%
Annual Tuition and Fees   See Annual Tuition and Fees.
Annual Room and Board   See Annual Room and Board.
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